Dr. Alan Synn, MD

Vascular Surgery  |  
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Age 57
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Dr. Alan Synn, MD
Dr. Alan Synn, MD is a vascular surgery doctor who practices in Denver, CO. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Synn is affiliated with Presbyterian/Saint Luke's Medical Center and Saint Joseph Hospital.

1601 E 19th Ave Ste 3950

Denver, CO 80218

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Dr. Alan Synn, MD

Dr. Alan Synn, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers
Venous Insufficiency
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Synn "Every patient deserves individual attention and care.  Each person's story is unique and their vascular condition affects them differently.  I hope to inform you and engage you in the care of your vascular disorder.  We have a lot of ways in which we can improve your situation.  We will get this done together."


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  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Body Tumor
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Popliteal Entrapment
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency


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  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of California Los Angeles School Of Medicine-University Of California Center For Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Washington Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Of Washington Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Synn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Synn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Synn to family and friends
based on 63 total reviews (21 with comments)
Dr. Synn's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (21)
in Denver, CO |
Fantastic and extremely satisfying and supported, he saved my life. He is great at what he does and I'm very fortunate.
in Denver, CO |
Very pleasant
in Commerce City, Co |
Very pleasant and knowledgeable
in Denver, Co |
Accomplished what he needed to by just speaking with other providers and is just phenomenal.
in Lakewood, CO |
Professional, knowledgeable and thoughtful
in Arvada, CO |
Dr. Synn's and his team are outstanding. The results of my treatment far exceeded my expectations.
in Littleton, CO |
Everything was great, professional and on time. Nothing bad to say and very pleasant.
in Littleton, CO |
Excellent and very pleased with the care I received
in Golden, CO |
Like his bed side manner, he is friendly, smart and very knowledgeable and I would recommend him to anyone.
in Englewood, CO |
Dr. Synn is very knowledgeable and personable. Not a bad experience coming in for check ups because some places you dread it. Patient states that the staff is very friendly especially the MA Stephanie. Sue up front was very helpful with directions.
in Lodgepole, NE |
Very likely
in Denver, CO |
Dr. Synn is very concerned about his patients and is thorough in his explanations of findings.
in Denver, CO |
Wonderful experience with Dr. Synn and the entire staff!
in Manville, WY |
Dr Synn is very professional,knowledgeable,kind,takes time to explain and answers all questions. He is the best!!
in Denver, CO |
Top notch Doctor.
in Evergreen, CO |
Friendly, thorough, and explained results In an easy to understand manner. Thank you.
in Louisville, CO |
Dr Synn provided a thorough and easily understandable explanation of my condition and the resolution options. He even drew a picture. He was also very forthcoming about the risks of the resolution options and recommended against surgery. I really appreciated the forthrightness and prudent recommendation.
in Brighton, CO |
Was very helpful and bedside manner is impeccable!
in Denver, CO |
Excellent bedside manner, Dr. Synn truly wants the very best for his patients.
in Denver, CO |
Dr Synn clearly explained the problem and then recommended a procedure to fix that problem and then implemented the fix - all very good
in Denver, CO |
I found Dr Synn very personable and knowledgeable and so was his staff,!
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Dr. Synn accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Whole Health Colorado Front Range
  • American Republic
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Bronze Direct CACA IN HIX
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Signature
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Synn has admitting privileges

Presbyterian/Saint Luke's Medical Center
1719 E 19th Ave
Denver, CO 80218
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Saint Joseph Hospital
1375 E 19th Ave
Denver, CO 80218
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