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Vascular Surgery

Vascular Institute of the Rockies
4105 E Florida Avenue
Suite 200
Denver, CO 80223


Dr. Synn is a founding member of the Vascular Institute of the Rockies. He is a native Californian and graduate of Stanford University and the UCLA School of Medicine. He completed his General Surgery Residency at the University of Washington and Vascular Surgery Fellowship at the University of Iowa, subsequently joining the faculty full time. His expertise is the endovascular and open surgical care of aneurysms and complex arterial conditions. Dr. Synn’s research in these areas has been published and presented nationally. Dr. Synn is a leader in developing integrated services for patients with vascular disorders, and has served as hospital medical director of vascular services. He is past president of both the Denver Medical Society and the Rocky Mountain Vascular Surgical Society and has been recognized by his peers several years in a row as a “Top Doc” in 5280 Magazine. Dr. Synn enjoys his family life with his wife Lisa and their two children.


  • Peripheral Arterial Disease

Quick Facts:

  • Practicing for more than 20 years
  • Certified in Surgery and Vascular Surgery by the American Board of Surgery
  • CO State Medical License

Honors, Awards & Recognitions: 

  • CMS State 1 HER (2012, 2013)
  • ACS Fellow
  • Regional Top Doctor (2014)
  • America’s Top Doctors, Vascular Surgery (2011)
  • Top Doctor, Vascular Surgery (2011)
  • Top Doctors List in Denver, Vascular Surgery (2006-2008, 2011, 2013, 2014)
  • First Prize (1990, 1992)
  • Merck Book Award (1986)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (1986)
  • Lange Book Award (1985)
  • Merit Scholarship (1985)
  • Research Training Fellowship (1984)
  • Robert P. Klinefelter Scholarship (1982)