Dr. Alan Synn, MD


Vascular Surgery | Male

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.

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Dr. Synn's Care Philosophy

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 Institute of the Rockies1601 E 19th Ave Ste 3950
Denver, CO 80218
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Next Day
(303) 539-0736Get Directions

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Dr. Synn's Reviews

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Dr. Synn's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
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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's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Synn says...

Dr. Synn has dedicated his practice to vascular and endovascular surgery for 25 years.  He treats the full range of arterial and venous disorders.  His special expertise is individualizing the best solution for each patient. 

Dr. Synn's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Vascular Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Body Tumor
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • 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


  • Medical School
    University Of California Los Angeles School Of Medicine-University Of California Center For Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Washington Hospitals

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Washington Hospitals

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    Stanford University

    Graduated in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Vascular Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • 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
  • 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