Dr. Joseph Cleveland MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Joseph Cleveland is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Aurora, Colorado and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospital Colorado and Denver Health. He received his medical degree from University of Washington School of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Cleveland accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 11 doctors at Children's Hospital Colorado and one of 7 at Denver Health who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
University of Colorado Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery
Education & Medical Training
University of Colorado
Residency, General Surgery, 1991–1998
University of Colorado
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1998–2001
University of Washington School of Medicine
Class of 1991
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
CO State Medical License
Active through 2013
Awards, Honors & Recognition
American College of Surgeons
American College of Cardiology
Publications & Presentations
Human myocardium releases heat shock protein (HSP) 27 following global ischemia: the pro-inflammatory effect of extracellular HSP27 through TLR2 and TLR4.
Jin, C.,Cleveland, J. C.,Ao, L.,Li, J.,Zeng, Q.,Fullerton, D. A.,Meng, X.
Decision Making for Destination Therapy Left Ventricular Assist Devices: "There Was No Choice" Versus "I Thought About It an Awful Lot"
McIlvennan, C. K.,Allen, L. A.,Nowels, C.,Brieke, A.,Cleveland, J. C.,Matlock, D. D.
Noteworthy cardiac surgical literature in 2013.
Reece, T. B.,Cleveland, J. C.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Multiplan PHCS PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
- Anthem PPO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- Cofinity PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Kaiser Permanente
- Multiplan PPO
- Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
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12605 E 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
Phone: (720) 848-0000