University of Colorado Hospital

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University of Colorado Hospital
A view of the hospital in 2013 showing the original building (right) and the new inpatient tower (left).
Location 12605 East 16th Avenue, Aurora, Colorado, United States
Care system Private
Hospital type General
Affiliated university University of Colorado School of Medicine
Beds 593
Founded 1921
Lists Hospitals in Colorado

University of Colorado Hospital or University Hospital (formerly named Colorado General Hospital) is part of the University of Colorado Health System and is the principal teaching hospital for the University of Colorado School of Medicine, located in Aurora, Colorado.

In the 2015–16 U.S. News and World Report hospital rankings, University of Colorado Hospital ranked in the top 50 for 11 medical specialties.[1]

Specialty Ranking
Cancer #15
Diabetes & Endocrinology #40
Diabetes & Endocrinology #30
Nephrology #12
Pulmonology #2
Gastroenterology #42
Geriatrics #43
Gynecology #31
Neurology & Neurosurgery #26
Orthopedics #25
Urology #30

In 2005, UCH was redesignated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a magnet facility.[2] In 2010, the hospital received its third redesignation of Magnet status. The hospital is currently pursuing its fourth Magnet designation.


  • The Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion
  • The Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion
  • The Anschutz Cancer Pavilion
  • Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute
  • May Bonfils Stanton Clinics
  • Center for Dependency, Addiction and Rehabilitation
  • The Lone Tree Health Center
  • Six primary care clinics located in Aurora, Denver, Westminster, Boulder and Lone Tree


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