In Denver, each new year kicks off with the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo, a Colorado tradition since 1906. It’s a tradition that team roper Dr. Jason Stoneback has taken part in since he began working with the Justin Sports Medicine Team in 2011.
Pediatric patients with diaphyseal forearm fractures treated with intramedullary fixation using either titanium elastic nails, stainless steel elastic nails or K-wires had no differences in outcomes, time to union, surgical time or complication rates, according to results published in The Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma.
The Army parachutist had jumped out of airplanes at night, done three tours in Afghanistan, one in Kuwait and served in Korea and Colombia. Despite all the danger he faced, Jandl, now 41, never suffered a scratch overseas.
Dr. Jason Stoneback, director of orthopedic trauma and fracture surgery at the University of Colorado Hospital, said replanting a thumb detached in a rodeo injury is extremely difficult because of the way vessels and tissue are crushed.
In the treatment of tibial plateau fractures in extreme sports athletes, determining whether there is a soft tissue injury and treating the fracture with external fixation is vital, according to a presenter here.
After breaking his leg, Delvin got a serious infection and was facing a possible amputation. The limb restoration team at UCHealth stopped the infection and saved Delvin's leg. "...seeing them from the darkest point of their life to their restored self. Now, he's back to doing the things he loves.
Multiple trauma patient, Devyn Brinkerhoff, was airlifted to University of Colorado Hospital after being in a horrific car accident in Gillette, Wyoming. The severity of her injuries were some of the worst that the UCH doctors, trauma surgeons, and staff had ever seen. After an aggressive stabilization and multiple surgeries, Devyn woke up and began the long road to recovery with the help of doctors, medical staff, rehab specialists, and the unconditional support from her family. This is a story which, instead of ending in tragedy, became a tale of courage, love, and hope.
The Denver magazine's annual list includes 315 physicians across 95 medical specialties, with doctors chosen by other physicians. The magazine surveys area doctors and asks them which metro-area physicians they would trust to treat themselves and their families. We're proud that Dr. Stoneback is one of our faculty that made the 2015 list!
In April 2015, along with a few other faculty members, Dr. Jason Stoneback spent a week in China, presenting at two conferences and observing surgeries. The goal: to learn from each other and help patients on both sides of the Pacific.http://www3.uch.edu/uchinsider/orthopedics%20china%20exchange.pdf
Dr. Jason Stoneback, the Director of Orthopedic Trauma and Fracture Surgery as well as Director of Inpatient Orthopedic Medical Services at University of Colorado Hospital, balances his full-time job with his passion for rodeoing.