University of Colorado, Limb Deformities, Conditions We Treat

University of Colorado Limb Restoration Program

The University of Colorado Limb Restoration Program is a one-of-a-kind medical specialty group based in Colorado, USA that provides comprehensive orthopedic, vascular, wound, and rehabilitative care to serve a growing number of patients with complex extremity injuries. Our program is the first of its kind to deliver holistic, patient-centered care to people living with limb loss or who are at risk of losing a limb. 

The interdisciplinary collaboration of more than 20 expert specialists combined with state-of-the-art treatment options allows our team to diagnose and treat the most challenging cases. We offer innovative treatment options to help avoid amputation where possible and to restore function and quality of life.

Conditions We Treat

  • Bone Malunions and Nonunions
  • Limbs needing Amputation
  • Osseointegration Surgery in Amputees
  • Bone or Limb Deformities
  • Congenital Bone and Limb Conditions
  • Limbs of Different Lengths
  • Limb Difference
  • Genu Varum
  • Genu Valgus
  • Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Skeletal Dysplasias
  • Chronic Wounds and Wounds Requiring Free Flap Coverage
  • Peripheral Nerve/Brachial Plexus Surgery
  • Vascular Diseases Putting Extremities at Risk
  • Severe Traumatic Injuries
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Stature Correction
  • Bone Transport Surgery

If you are experiencing one of the conditions above or another that affects your limbs or has caused you limb loss, please contact our Limb Restoration Nurse Navigator to discuss your health.

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Why Choose the University of Colorado Limb Restoration Program?

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Unmatched, multidisciplinary care team

Since its creation in 2015, the University of Colorado Limb Restoration Program has been unique in its comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach. With the dedicated attention of our Nurse Navigator to facilitate communication and timely treatment, the CU Limb Restoration Program can combine the talents of many specialists and sub-specialists located at the UCHealth Anschutz Campus. This includes doctors from more than 10 specialties, advanced practice practitioners, a social worker, administrative support, and more. Our team meets every week to review and consult on all our cases, ensuring the best treatment plan for each patient. But the most important member of your limb restoration healthcare team is you. After you leave our campus in Colorado, we continue to communicate and collaborate with you and your local care team to ensure your safe transition back to your community.

Our team includes specialists in the fields of:

  • Orthopedics
  • Wound Care
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Foot & Ankle Care
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Infectious Disease
  • Gait Analysis
  • Vascular Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Oncology

Click here to see all of the providers in our program.

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Jason Stoneback, MD

Dr. Jason W. Stoneback, Director of the Limb Restoration Program, specializes in the treatment of simple and complex fractures, non-unions, malunions, osteomyelitis, orthopedic infections, limb-length discrepancies, deformity correction, post-traumatic limb salvage and novel osseointegration surgery in amputees. Dr. Stoneback was one of the first orthopedic surgeons to offer osseointegration surgery in the United States and is widely considered to be one of the best American osseointegration surgeons. He strongly believes in the connection between form and function and strives to provide patients with real options – often when all other choices have been exhausted.


Learn more about Dr. Stoneback’s clinical and research work by clicking here

Clinic Location - Telehealth available across the country

Our clinic is located in UCHealth’s Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion in Aurora, Colorado, but we offer telehealth in many states across the United States. Dr. Jason Stoneback is licensed in Wyoming and Colorado, and Dr. Danielle Melton is licensed in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. After your treatment in Colorado, we will be able to follow up with you every step of the way.

Practice Location

CU Limb Restoration Program - University of Colorado Hospital

1635 Aurora Court Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion, 4th floor,
Aurora, CO 80045

To make an appointment call:  
Phone: 1-844-800-LIMB (5462)
Fax: 720-553-0402
E-Mail: LimbRestoration@uchealth.org​​

For urgent or emergency transfers, call the Access Center at: 
Phone: (720) 848-2828

For more information on how to contact us or send us a referral, please click here

Limb Restoration News

  • CSU veterinarians expand on orthopedic research to aid horses and humans

    CSU Vets Expand on Orthopedic Research to Aid Horses and PeopleOpens in a new window

    Jan 23, 2024
    It was early November, and Dr. Lynn Pezzanite was standing in an operating room at Colorado State University’s Translational Medicine Institute, flanked on either side by two of her most influential mentors, Dr. Laurie Goodrich and Dr. Jason Stoneback. Goodrich and Stoneback had scrubbed in to assist on a pair of equine surgeries tied to Pezzanite’s first research grant as the principal investigator.
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  • Grayson Jockey Club Research Foundation

    Dec 15, 2023
    Dr. Stoneback and his research team are working with equine veterinarians and researchers at the CSU Translational Medicine Institute to research the development of post-traumatic arthritis in horses. The goal is to develop methods for earlier detection and treatment of human post-traumatic arthritis.
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  • Bone-Anchored Prostheses

    Bone-Anchored ProsthesesOpens in a new window

    Dec 13, 2023
    In episode 12, host Seth O'Brien, CP, FAAOP(D), sits down with Dr. Jason Stoneback, chief of orthopedic trauma and fracture surgery, and the director of the limb restoration and osseointegration programs at the University of Colorado Hospital. The two talk about bone-anchored prosthetics, Stoneback's introduction to osseointegration, different approaches to the procedure, and the FDA approval status.
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  • Life and Limbs Restored: Josh Bryan’s StoryOpens in a new window

    Dec 12, 2023
    After a life-altering accident, CU Anschutz patient Josh Bryan experienced the transformational impacts of innovative, highly tailored limb replacement surgery. Under the care of Jason Stoneback, MD, and team, he and wife Melissa are back to their lives and looking to the future.
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