Fruita, CO Neurosurgery - Couple Golfing

About Dr. Larry Tice

In 1972, Dr. Tice received an MD from the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center. After interning in general surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, New York, he spent a year in general surgery at University of Colorado affiliated hospitals in Denver before returning to Oregon for his neurosurgery training. 

Before starting practice in Grand Junction in 1979, he completed a one year fellowship in microvascular neurosurgery. More than 30 years in neurosurgery in the Grand Valley have allowed him to treat many problems. He now enjoys providing care for spinal and nerve conditions at Family Health West. His expertise enhances with Family Health West Outpatient Procedure Center. 


Board Certified

The American Board of Neurological Surgery
Birmingham, Alabama
September 1981

Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Atlanta, Georgia
October 1983

Educational History

B.S. 1968 University of Oregon

M.D. 1972 University of Oregon Health Science Center

University & Hospital Appointments

July 1978 - May 1979
Fellow, Microsurgery
Ralph K Davies Medical Center
University of California at San Francisco
Dr. N.L. Chater, Preceptor

Resident, Division of Neurosurgery
University of Oregon Health Science Center

Resident, Department of Surgery
University of Colorado Affiliated Hospitals

Intern, Department of Surgery
Strong Memorial Hospital
University of Rochester


Literature Honors College

Best Resident's Paper, North Pacific Society of Neurology and Psychiatry

June 1978
Howard P. Lewis Award for Best Resident Teaching,
University of Oregon Health Science Center,
Medical Class 1978



June 2007
First Honored Resident, OHSU Neurosurgery Department

June 2007
Rocky Mountain Neurosurgery "Academy Cup" Award for  Clinical Faculty Presentations

Hospital Affiliations

Colorado Canyons Hospital & Medical Center
300 W. Ottley Ave
Fruita, CO 81521


Clinical Recognitions

University of Utah (Currently Inactive)
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery- Neurosurgery
Salt Lake City, Utah

Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Executive Committee

Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society

Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society

Colorado Neurosurgical Society
Vice President


Business Hours

Monday through Thursday
8 AM to 5 PM
Patients are seen by
appointment only


401 Kokopelli Blvd. Unit 1
Fruita CO 81521


Office: 970-858-2580
Fax: 970-858-3211


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