Doctor Chris Warner, MD
Minimally Invasive Radiologist in Denver, CO
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Bachelor of Science, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
Doctor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
Internal Medicine Internship, Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO
Diagnostic Radiology Residency, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
Musculoskeletal Radiology and Intervention, Clinical Radiology of Oklahoma, Edmond, OK
Vascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowship, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO
Fellowship-trained Interventional Radiologist and Interventional Pain Specialist
Dr. Chris Warner is an Interventional Radiologist who joined MIPS in 2018 as their Interventional Pain Specialist. Dr. Warner provides comprehensive interventional spine and pain management combining his expertise in Musculoskeletal Imaging (interpreting X-rays, CTs and MRIs of the spine and joints) with cutting edge minimally invasive procedures to provide immediate pain relief. He provides the full range of spine/pain interventions including steroid/anesthetic injections, stem cells, rhizotomy and neurolysis, vertebral augmentation, spinal cord stimulation and intrathecal pain medication delivery. Dr. Warner’s particular area of interest involves treating Vertebral Compression Fractures performing more than 500 Vertebral Augmentation procedures and has written multiple papers and book chapters on the topic including the most recent published meta-analysis on Vertebral Augmentation. Dr. Warner also performs the full scope of Interventional Radiology treating arteries, veins, hepatobiliary disease, and cancer. He has worked extensively with oncologists and surgeons to provide multidisciplinary cancer treatment performing chemoembolization, Y90 radioembolization, and ablation (microwave, cryoablation, and ethanol ablation) of tumors in the liver and abdomen. Dr. Warner believes in treating the whole patient and uses multiple pain management techniques to address the discomfort that can be associated with these illnesses.
Outside the Office
Dr. Warner also maintains a strong interest in non-profit and global health work. Prior to medical school he was Mr. Warner in the classroom teaching High School science in a low-income neighborhood in Chicago as a Teach For America Corps Member. He and two of his fellow medical students co-founded Comunidades Unidas Peru (CU Peru) an NGO on the Peruvian Amazon utilizing the WHO’s Integrated Management of Childhood Illness curriculum to train village healthcare workers. If he’s not abroad traveling the globe you can find the Colorado native on the ski slopes or in the mountains.