Dr. Zuhlke is a native of Madison, Wisconsin. He received a Bachelor of Science with honors with distinction in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The doctor’s 14 years of extensive medical training began at the University of Wisconsin Medical School in Madison, followed by an internship at Rush University Medical Center and Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Zuhlke then completed two residencies, one in general surgery at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, and the other in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, performing countless liposuction procedures. He has also trained under world-famous surgeons.
Dr. Zuhlke is double board-certified in plastic and reconstructive surgery by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery.
Dr. Zuhlke specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery, specifically liposuction, while also including aesthetic surgery and microsurgery. He is an Associate Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and a candidate member of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. He has authored numerous scientific publications.
The doctor takes the most pride in being able to communicate effectively with patients, being a resource for education, and involving patients in the decision-making process, which he believes is integral to providing the highest level and quality of care. He feels his greatest accomplishment is not only the compassionate care that he delivers but the trust that he has received in return.
He moved to Colorado in 2016 and enjoys fully being part of an active outdoor community. He is joined by his wife, also a talented surgeon, two young sons (one a native of Colorado) and two rescued greyhounds. In his free time, he enjoys art, spending time with friends and family, running, hiking, cooking, woodworking and traveling.