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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kevin Lillehei, Chair of Neurosurgery is Excellent. Dr. Lillehei has been reviewed by 31 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Kevin Lillehei, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 13 areas:
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Cancer (Gliosarcoma)
  • Brain Cancer (Meningioma)
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Cancer (CNS Neoplasm)
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Cushing Syndrome
  • Glial Cancer (Glioma)
  • Immunotherapy
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Peripheral Nervous System Cancer
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Skull Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Lillehei graduated from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis. He has 16 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Brain Cancer (Brain Neoplasm)
Central Nervous System Cancer (CNS Neoplasm)
Gliosarcoma (Brain Cancer)
Top Surgeon - Neurosurgery Consumer's Research Council of America
5280 Top Doc 5280 Magazine
Peak Performer Award Rocky Mountain Hospital Medicine Symposium
5280 Magazine 5280 Top Doc
Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Neurological Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Denver Metro Area
Neurological Surgeon


Dr. Lillehei has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • Poudre Valley Hospital 
  • University Hospital - Denver 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Kevin Lillehei MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 32 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Kevin Lillehei practice?
Dr. Kevin Lillehei has 1 office location.
Dr. Kevin Lillehei practices Neurological Surgery near Aurora, CO.
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