Derek Samples, MD
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery

Department: Neurosurgery


  • Malik N, Samples DC, Finneran MM, Graber S, Dorris K, Norris G, Foreman NK, Hankinson TC, Handler MH. Pediatric pineal region masses: a single-center experience over 25 years. Childs Nerv Syst. 2022 Jul 14. doi: 10.1007/s00381-022-05593-6. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35831712.
  • Samples DC, Mulcahy Levy JM, Hankinson TC. Neurosurgery for Optic Pathway Glioma: Optimizing Multidisciplinary Management. Front Surg. 2022 May 4;9:884250. doi: 10.3389/fsurg.2022.884250. PMID: 35599811; PMCID: PMC9114802.
  • Samples DC, Staulcup S, Hovis G, Gustin P, Meier M, Mirsky D, Hankinson TC. Refining the role of cervical spine immobilization and stabilization in pediatric non-accidental trauma, a retrospective series of 1008 patients. Childs Nerv Syst. 2022 Nov 15. doi: 10.1007/s00381-022-05751-w. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36380050.
  • Samples DC, Bartanusz V. Re: Hakan, T. (2022) Philosophy of science and black swan. Child's Nervous System 38: 1655-1657. Childs Nerv Syst. 2022 Dec 28. doi: 10.1007/s00381-022-05813-z. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36575235.

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045

Specialty Information

  • Neurological Surgery

General Information

Department: Neurosurgery
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

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

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