Dr. Stephen Annest, MD

Dr. Stephen Annest, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Stephen Annest, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in vascular surgery, peripheral vascular surgery, and more.

1601 E 19th Ave Ste 3950

Denver, CO 80218

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  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
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Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 92% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

38  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
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • May-Thurner Syndrome
  • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University of Washington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Virginia Mason Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • The Albany Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Baylor University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Stephen Annest, MD
From surgery to everyday care this Dr. Is a gem amongst ugle pebbles! Every surgeon I have met is arrogant and lacking social skills. Not Dr. Annest. I feel very fortunate to have had him on my care team the last 2 years.
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Amanda Rudnicki in Denver, CO – Sep 11, 2018
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Dr. Annest has saved me. He was able to diagnose and treat my thoracic outlet syndrome. My neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome was wrongfully diagnosised and I was losing my youth to chronic pain. I’m so thankful for Dr. Annest doing the decompression surgery. I had read all about him and had no...Read More
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Michelle cutler in DENVER Colorado – Feb 06, 2018
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The most professional provider I’ve ever seen in my lifetime, he has changed my life around.
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Michael mougros in Colorado Springs – Feb 06, 2018
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An outstanding doctor. Direct and plain spoken. He listens to what you have to say. Dr. Annest is a genuine pleasure to deal with.
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John Cleveland in Littleton, CO – Feb 06, 2018
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Dr. Annest is a skillful and sought after surgeon! He's very intelligent and thorough and has a ton of experience with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS). His clinical appointments are limited to a day a week which can make things difficult sometimes. His staff is very busy so prompt responses are not...Read More
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Billy in Denver – Nov 16, 2016
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