Hospital Training Sites

UCHealth's University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) serves as the cornerstone teaching hospital for the residency program and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, situated within the University of Colorado Denver Campus. Established in 1921, UCH has emerged as the foremost tertiary care and referral center in the region. Nestled within the Anschutz campus, this facility holds Level 1 trauma designation, affording residents the opportunity to collaborate with trauma experts and Osseointegration specialists as part of their training.

UCH's Level 1 trauma site status underscores its pivotal role in providing invaluable hands-on experience for residents in our Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program. As you progress through your training, you'll have the privilege of working alongside our accomplished trauma specialists and Osseointegration experts, further enriching your education and skill set.


Denver Health Medical Center (DHMC), serving as the city-county hospital for Denver, plays a pivotal role as Colorado's primary safety net institution. It is committed to delivering top-tier level-one care to all Denver residents, regardless of their financial means. Denver Health extends its healing touch to 35 percent of Denver's children and serves one in four Denver residents.

DHMC's dedicated faculty holds full-time appointments through the School of Medicine, assuming the crucial role of overseeing residents in the comprehensive spectrum of complex total body traumatic injuries. This includes not only routine orthopedic care but also providing vital support during the recovery process.

Our extensive array of services encompasses trauma and emergency care, cutting-edge diagnostic services, specialized joint care, pediatric services, and comprehensive rehabilitation support. Below, you'll find a comprehensive list of the conditions we address and the treatments we offer.


Children's Colorado Hospital (CHC) - The Orthopedics Institute at Children's Hospital Colorado consistently delivers world-class care for children with various orthopedic injuries and concerns, ranging from fractures and ACL tears to sprained joints and more. We take immense pride in our position as one of the select few children's orthopedic programs that offer comprehensive, personalized care under one roof, encompassing pediatric orthopedicsorthopedic surgery,  and rehabilitation medicine.

Each member of our dedicated team, whether a doctor, surgeon, rehabilitation specialist or nurse, possesses specialized training and extensive experience in providing pediatric care tailored to the unique needs of children, from infancy to young adulthood. Your child's health and well-being are in the hands of experts who are committed to excellence in the care of bones, muscles, movement, and more.


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