Dr. Sharon Hammond, MD

Dr. Sharon Hammond, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Sharon Hammond, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences in 1982 and specializes in vascular surgery.Read her story

4500 E 9th Ave Ste 615

Denver, CO 80220

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hammond performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Venous Insufficiency
very high
more than 99% of peers
Varicose Veins
very high
more than 99% of peers
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Hammond's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hammond "Dr. Sharon Hammond | Specialized Vein Care | Denver, Co Dr. Sharon Hammond is recognized as one of the leading vein specialists on the cutting edge of vascular surgery, for more than 30 years. With passion for the treatment of vein problems, she is a pioneer in the use of new and minimally invasive technology. Dr. Hammond is a board certified surgeon in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery and a Diplomate of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine. The minimally invasive Venefit/VNUS technology that Dr. Hammond uses has a lower failure rate than other techniques used by vascular surgeons. Dr. Sharon Hammond was born and raised in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She received her medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, and obtained AOA recognition. She completed her surgical internship and residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and then completed her Vascular Surgery Fellowship. She has proudly served our country in the United States Army Medical Corps. She served as a General Surgeon in Seoul, Korea from 1987 to 1989 and Chief of Vascular Surgery at Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center from 1992 to 1996. During that time she received numerous awards including the Army Achievement Award, the Army Commendation Medal, and the Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation. She was the winner of the 6th annual Vascular Surgery Fellowship Research paper competition, and was chosen as an Outstanding Young Surgeon in Colorado by the Colorado Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, later serving as their President and as the Governor from the State to the American College. Dr. Hammond joined private practice in Vascular Surgery in 1996 at Colorado Cardiovascular Surgical Associates, where she practiced until 2010. She served as the President of the Rose Medical Staff from 2009-2011, and became a Diplomate of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine (ABVLN) in 2011. In 2010 Dr. Hammond founded Specialized Vein Care at Rose Medical Center. As a member of the American Venous Forum, and over the course of the last 20 years, she has developed and pursued a passion for the management of vein and lymphatic problems. She has been a pioneer in the use of new and minimally invasive technology for the treatment of varicose veins and venous insufficiency and she has also developed extensive experience in many techniques with injection sclerotherapy. Dr. Hammond and her best friend, and husband, Sterling, have a daughter, Summer, who is a freshman at Dartmouth College. Dr. Hammond's philosophy has always been to deliver the kind of medical care one would want for their family. She believes in a commitment to excellence and remains passionate about delivering total and specialized vein care to each and every one of her patients."
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This content was provided by Dr. Hammond "Dr. Hammond's philosophy has always been to deliver the kind of medical care one would want for their family. She believes in a commitment to excellence and remains passionate about delivering total and specialized vein care to each and every one of her patients."

1  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

3  Board Certifications

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

11  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Lymphedema
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Spider Veins
  • Thrombosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Thrombosis

4  Procedures

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 2015
    Nature of Complaint: Mediator, Arbitrator, or Court: Denver District Court
    State: 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.

Education

  • University Of Tennessee
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Hammond has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications
  • Lunch time vein surgery., may2010

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hammond's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hammond to family and friends
31 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Hammond's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Dr Hammond is a excellent vascular surgeon with unparalleled clinical skills and a warm genuine bedside manner. I had a great experience with Dr Hammond and all of her staff from preOp, intraop, postoperative care. I highly recommend Dr Hammond and her staff!
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Dr. Hammond and the staff at Specialized Vein Care, and Rose Medical Center, appreciate your thoughtful words. Thank you for sharing your experience!

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Dr. Hammond was extremely knowledgeable and professional yet I also felt like I was being heard and all my questions were being answered. I was taken care of very well. I will not hesitate to recommend Dr. Hammond and her office. I have visited three other Denver vascular offices and this one is...more
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Dr. Hammond and the staff at SVC appreciate your kind words. Thank you for your comments.

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Very good experience with Dr. Hammond. Very professional and caring. Answers all your questions. Would recommend her to anyone considering vein surgery.
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Our goal at Specialized Vein Care is to offer the best patient experience possible. We would like to thank you for taking the time to give us feedback.

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Very experienced and professional doctor and wonderful staff. Highly recommended.
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Unusually good staff. Everyone in the office is very caring, compassionate, and efficient. Never had a long waiting time. If you want a good job done on your varicose veins, Dr. Hammond is the one to see.
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