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Best in Denver. Best in Colorado. And one of the top 50 orthopedic surgery programs in the country.

Our doctors help make University of Colorado Hospital the best in the region, so we're honored to be nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report's rank. 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 cutting-edge musculoskeletal research and training the next generation of orthopedic surgeons.

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Soccer player returns from surgery stronger than ever

Thanks to the orthopedic trauma and fracture team at Children's Hospital Colorado, a broken leg hasn't slowed down Rocky Mountain's Madison Williams. After having a titanium rod inserted in her leg, she recovered quickly and became the MVP for her varsity soccer team, scoring 11 goals for the season. More »

New technology helps surgeon build a better shoulder

Don Schiel has dealt with debilitating pain from rheumatoid arthritis for the past 20 years. But since Jonathan Bravman, MD, replaced his left shoulder, Schiel has at least one joint he can use again without pain. The key to success? A novel technology designed to greatly improve surgical precision. More »

 

China exchange boils down to bones

CU Orthopedics has started an informal exchange with medical partners across the Pacific. In March, two visiting surgeons from Hebei Medical University joined the department. In April, a few members of our faculty traveled to China. The goal of the exchange: to learn from each other, and to further medical knowledge both here and in the world's most populous country. More »

CU Sports MedicineAthletes of all types and ages receive comprehensive care at CU Sports Medicine. Our orthopedic surgeons work with a multidisciplinary team across the spectrum of care, treating injuries of all types: hip and knee, hand, spine, foot and ankle, elbow and shoulder, and concussions.

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The Spine CenterOur orthopedic surgeons are part of the Spine Center at University of Colorado Hospital. We help provide comprehensive spine care to the citizens of the Rocky Mountain Region, including neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery, physical and rehabilitation medicine, and more.

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Ortho IntranetCU faculty and staff can get easy and convenient access to the most commonly requested information, forms, links, and other resources on the CU Orthopedics Intranet.

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