Charles Bellows, MD

Charles Bellows, MD
March 12, 2017 No Comments General Surgery,Park Street Suite 2,Provider Bio Com. Mgr.

Charles Bellows, MD

Southwest Medical Group, General Surgery

111 N. Park Street, Suite 2
Cortez CO

Dr. Bellows practices general surgery and is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgeons. Dr. Bellows recently joined us from New Mexico where he served as a Professor of Surgery at the University of New Mexico and Chief of Surgery at Sandoval Regional Medical Center. He practices with Dr. Kevin Matteson at the Southwest Medical Group General Surgery office at 111 North Park street and performs procedures both in-office and at Southwest Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Bellows graduated from the Medical College of Pennsylvania and attended graduate school at Harvard University. He completed his residency and research fellowship at Tulane University.

Dr. Bellows has specialized training in laparoscopic colon resection and in DaVinci Robot Surgical Systems. He also has advanced training in complex bariatric surgery.

Dr. Bellows comes to us with many awards including three Veterans Affairs Awards, America’s Top Doctor in 2012, and many various research awards.  He is a member of fourteen professional societies, and has most recently served on the Board of Governors for the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Dr. Bellows has also presented at thirteen regional and national lectures. He an editor-in-chief of three journals and has over 70 publications.  Dr. Bellows is a current member of Southern Surgical.

Dr. Bellows enjoys the outdoors, hiking, horseback riding, and spending time with his family in the beautiful Southwest Colorado weather.

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