Each CU Orthopedics faculty member practices in a specialty field in orthopedic surgery including hand surgery, hip surgery, sports medicine, and more. These full-time academic surgeons—with the help of orthopedic residents—explore and search for ways to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of orthopedic injury, disease, and deformity.
Research projects comprise:
For this last type of research, the study can only be performed with full consent from patients. The Faculty of Medicine has a Review Board that oversees each research project involving patients. Any such proposed project must comply with national ethical standards and, it must be justifiable and scientifically sound. Patient participation is optional and patient confidentiality is strictly enforced.
Best Orthopedic group in Denver. Best Orthopedic group in Colorado. And one of the top 20 orthopedic surgery programs in the country.
Our doctors help make UCHealth and Children's Hospital Colorado the best in the region, so we're honored to be nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report. It's our mission to lead the community in high-quality, innovative orthopedic care. And as part of an academic medical institution, we're also leading the field with cutting-edge musculoskeletal research and training the next generation of orthopedic surgeons.