Dr. Eric McCarty is a renowned orthopedic surgeon and the Chief Medical Officer for the University of Colorado Boulder's Athletic Department. He was recently inducted into the University of Colorado Athletic Hall of Fame in 2022. Dr. McCarty is a highly respected member of the sports medicine community, and he has served as the team physician for the CU Buffs since 1993. In addition to his work with the Buffs, he has also provided medical care for the Denver Broncos, the Colorado Rockies, and the United States Ski Team. During his time at CU, Dr. McCarty has played an instrumental role in the Collaboration of the University of Colorado with the Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Denver to join forces as one of the most highly regarded orthopedic centers in the country. He has also been recognized for his contributions to research in the field of sports medicine and has published numerous articles and book chapters on the subject. Overall, Dr. Eric McCarty's induction into the University of Colorado Athletic Hall of Fame is a well-deserved honor that recognizes his exceptional career in sports medicine and his significant contributions to the CU Buffs athletic program. Congratulations, Dr. McCarty!
Dr. Eric McCarty is a nationally and internationally recognized sports medicine-trained orthopedic surgeon and shoulder specialist. He serves as the Chief of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery and is a Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He also is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Integrative Physiology at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Coach Prime nor any of his staff or players will have far to travel for what are traditional “off campus” medical needs - because the #ColoradoUniversity medical center is in the same building as Football Operations - Coach Prime recently toured and Thee Pregame Show was there for it.
Head Team Physician for CU, DU, and the Avalanche, joins K&L to discuss his thoughts on Jamal Murray tearing his ACL, the challenges that come with recovery, how Murray can get back on the court sooner than later, and why ACL tears are no longer death sentences for athletes.Learn more
But worries about a dashed professional career didn’t last long. On the sidelines stood Eric McCarty , MD, head orthopedic team physician for DU athletics and chief of sports medicine and shoulder surgery at the CU School of Medicine .... “He’d followed my career in college and had been at most of my games,” Dylan said. “Dr. McCarty was great – he told me all the options for surgery. He was pretty encouraging, saying ‘You’ll be able to play again.’”...
Eric McCarty, MD , is a professor of orthopedics and chief of sports medicine & shoulder surgery. Rachel Brakke Holman, MD , is an associate professor of physical medicine & rehabilitation specializing in the non-operative management of sports and musculoskeletal injuries. Sherrie Ballantine... Like many sports medicine professionals, all three come from an athletic background. McCarty played football at the University of Colorado, and Brakke Holman was a collegiate cross-country runner and softball pitcher and remains active with running, hiking, and skiing. Ballantine-Talmadge...
Eric McCarty, orthopedic sports medicine specialist and chief of Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery with the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, tells UCHealth that for some patients, physical therapy is enough to effectively manage their injury.
Former CU football players Jim Hansen and Eric McCarty will be the first chosen inductees in 35 years. McCarty, a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship, is in his 19th year working with the CU athletic department after joining the school’s sports medicine team in 2003. He’s also a team doctor with the Colorado Avalanche.
Fausto Marinoni is unknown to football fans in the United States, but former University of Colorado safety Steve Beck always had confidence in him to get the job done. “If you ever wanted a clutch kicker in the fourth quarter, that’s who you wanted out there,” Beck said. “He looked like a nose guard, but he could kick the crap out of the ball.” For 10 years, from 1987-97, Beck was a star running back and played with Marinoni as members of the Bergamo Lions, an American football team in Bergamo, Italy. The main sponsor – or owner – of the team was Italo Pilenga.