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Department of Orthopedics

Department of Orthopedics

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

Our doctors help make University of Colorado Hospital the best in the region, so we're honored 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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Research

One of the 'coolest medical innovations in Colorado'

Our own Karin Payne, PhD, was recently featured in 5280 for her ongoing research involving stem cells and growth plates in children. Although potential treatment is still five to 10 years away, early results on animals have been promising. More »

Dr. Jason Stoneback

Rodeo doctor: From saddle bronc rider to surgeon

Jason Stoneback, MD, gave up the rodeo for medical school, but he's found a way to continue his passion by volunteering at professional rodeo events. More »

Dr. Pascual

How stem cells might be used to treat active individuals

When she's not running marathons or treating world-class athletes, Dr. Pascual is investigating the role of stems cells and growth factors in cartilage. Read on to learn what she has to say about the latest stem cell research and potential future treatments. More »

Athletes 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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Our 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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CU 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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News & Media

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Events

  • November 13, 2014
    Get Yourself Back in Motion | Lone Tree Health Center, Lone Tree, CO

  • September 19, 2014
    2014 Annual CU Sports Medicine Fall Symposium | Lone Tree, CO

  • August 8, 2014
    On the Field Management of the Injured Athlete Symposium | University of Denver, Richie Center