Dr. Karyl M Vanbenthuysen MD Cardiologist

Dr. Karyl Vanbenthuysen is a cardiologist in Littleton, Colorado. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Littleton Adventist Hospital and Porter Adventist Hospital. He received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 38 years. He is one of 22 doctors at Littleton Adventist Hospital and one of 27 at Porter Adventist Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Education & Medical Training

University of Colorado
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1981 - 1983

Duke University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1976 - 1977

University of Colorado
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1983 - 1985

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1977 - 1978

Duke University School of Medicine
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Analysis of pulsatile pulmonary artery blood flow in the unanesthetized dog.
Hammon, J. W., Smith, P. K., McHale, P. A., Vanbenthuysen, K. M., Anderson, R. W.

Oxygen-radical-mediated permeability edema and vasoconstriction in isolated perfused rabbit lungs.
Tate, R. M., Vanbenthuysen, K. M., Shasby, D. M., McMurtry, I. F., Repine, J. E.

Granulocytes mediate acute edematous lung injury in rabbits and in isolated rabbit lungs perfused with phorbol myristate acetate: role of oxygen radicals.
Shasby, D. M., Vanbenthuysen, K. M., Tate, R. M., Shasby, S. S., McMurtry, I., Repine, J. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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