Roland Flores, MD
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology

Medical School:
  • MD, Baylor College of Medicine (2004)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Rice University (TX) (2000)
  • Baylor College of Medicine Program, Anesthesiology (2008)
Department: Anesthesiology


  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology (2021)
    School of Medicine, Anesthesiology
    Acute Pain Medicine


  • Flores R Jr, Weyand A. Persistent Opioid Use May Be a Failure of Pain Management Rather Than Prescribing. JAMA Cardiol. 2021 May 1;6(5):602. PubMed PMID: 33404612
  • “Confidential Monitoring of Voluntary Treatment through the Designated Peer Health Provider” – Policy Sub-Committee of the Colorado Medical Board
  • Johnson A C, Colakoglu S, Reddy A, Kerwin C M, Flores R A, et al. Perioperative Blocks for Decreasing Postoperative Narcotics in Breast Reconstruction, Anesth Pain Med. Online ahead of Print ; 10(5):e105686. doi: 10.5812/aapm.105686.
  • Colorado Society of Anesthesiologists COVID-19 Practice Advisory Statement, March 2020
  • Bailard NS, Flores RA. Could opioid sparing, rather than a direct non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug effect, be responsible for improved survival after conservative breast surgery?. Br J Anaesth. 2015 Mar;114(3):527. PubMed PMID: 25694564
  • Flores RA, Bailard N, Palvadi R. Methodological weaknesses of block study make analyzing results very difficult. AANA J. 2014 Oct;82(5):336. PubMed PMID: 25842646
  • Bailard NS, Ortiz J, Flores RA. Additives to local anesthetics for peripheral nerve blocks: Evidence, limitations, and recommendations. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2014 Mar 1;71(5):373-85. PubMed PMID: 24534592
  • Flores RA Jr, Ortiz J, Markan S. Multilevel continuous intercostal nerve block catheter: a viable alternative to thoracic epidural for multiple rib fractures?. Anesthesiology. 2013 Oct;119(4):994. PubMed PMID: 24195885
  • Flores RA Jr. 3-in-1 block: are we still using this misnomer?. AANA J. 2013 Jun;81(3):171. PubMed PMID: 23923664
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Practice Locations

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045

UCHealth Ambulatory Surgery Center - Cherry Creek Medical Center
100 Cook Street
Suite 500
Denver, CO 80206

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

  • Anesthesiology, Board Certification
  • Testamur, Basic Perioperative Echocardiography, National Board of Echocardiography, Other (2014)
  • Fellowship in Orthopedic and Regional Anesthesiology, Texas Orthopedic Hospital, Specialized Training (2009)

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Baylor College of Medicine (2004)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Rice University (TX) (2000)
Residency Programs:
  • Baylor College of Medicine Program, Anesthesiology (2008)
Department: Anesthesiology
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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