Dr. Zuhlke, MD, F.A.C.S 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
Dr. Zuhlke specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery, specifically liposuction,
while also including aesthetic surgery and microsurgery. He is a Fellow of the
American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Society of Plastic
Surgeons, and a candidate member of the American Society of the Hand and the American Society for Reconstructive
Microsurgery. He has also 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