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12/20/2013 Congratulations to Dr. Patel and Dr. Stoneback for winning the UCH 2013 Pioneer Award and 2013 Full-Time Physician of the Year Award, respectively​
Press Release - 12/20/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)

11/20/2013 Congratulations to Dr. Evalina Burger being recognized as one of the top 30 Women to Know in Spine and Neurosurgery​
Press Release - 11/20/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)

​11/18/2013 CU Orthopedics Dr. Jason Stoneback comments on Broncos Safety​ Rahim Moore's Lateral Compartment Syndrome
Press Release - 11/18/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Stoneback said an orthopedic surgeon would have opened Moore's lower leg and used a scalpel to open the lateral compartment — a collection of muscles, nerves and blood vesicles — to release the swelling. If doctors caught Moore's issue early enough, Moore could escape long-term muscle damage.

​10/15/2013 CU Orthopedics Welcomes Manuel Gurule, PRA
Press Release - 10/15/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Manuel (Dennis) Gurule, PRA to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics Pediatric Faculty and Children's Hospital Colorado.​

​10/15/2013 CU Orthopedics Welcomes Leigh Espinoza, PA-C
Press Release - 10/15/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Hannah Nelson, PA-C to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics Adult Reconstruction Faculty.

​10/01/2013 ​CU Orthopedics Welcomes Hannah Nelson, PA-C
Press Release - 10/01/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Hannah Nelson, PA-C to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics and CU Sports Medicine.​

​9/15/2013 CU Orthopedics Welcomes William Schroeder
Press Release - 9/15/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, William (Bill) Schroeder, PRA to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics Regenerative Research Faculty.​

​9/11/2013 CU Orthopedics Providers Honored by Peers Statewide​
Press Release - 9/11/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
The University of Colorado’s Department of Orthopedics is pleased to announce and congratulate our 2013 Peak Performer Award recipients: Philip Stahel, MD (Denver Health); Jason Stoneback, MD (University of Colorado Hospital); and Todd VanderHeiden, MD (Denver Health).​​

​9/01/2013 CU Orthopedics Welcomes Dr. Julie Wilson​
Press Release - 9/01/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Dr. Wilson to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics and the Children's Hospital Colorado.​

8/15/2013 CU Orthopedics Welcomes Dr. Kyle Nagle​
Press Release - 8/15/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Dr. Nagle to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics and the Children's Hospital Colorado.

8/15/2013 CU Orthopedics Welcomes Dr. Nathan Donaldson​
Press Release - 8/15/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Dr. Donaldson to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics and the Children's Hospital Colorado.

​8/15/2013 CU Orthopedics Welcomes Reed Ayers, PhD
Press Release - 8/15/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Reed Ayers, PhD to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics Spine Research Faculty.​

8/15/2013 Fixing a Joint You Didn't Know You Had​
Press Release - 8/15/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Most of us don’t spend much time thinking about the structural makeup of our pelvises, and that’s probably a good thing. But for a surprisingly high percentage of those with lower-back pain, a pelvic joint they may not have known they had is source of woe.

​8/13/2013 Vietnam Veteran Finally Heals 42-Year Old Wounds of War​
Press Release - 8/13/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
More than 40 years after being wounded in Vietnam, veteran Lou Nonay became very sick with a high fever. Doctors at the University of Colorado Hospital discovered a severe infection in the area of his spine. A surgery to discover the cause of the infection was Nonay's only hope. "This is not an elective surgery. If you don't get it, basically I was going to die."
 
8/12/2013 Hearts of All Ages - February 12, 2014​
Press Release - 8/12/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Save the date for the annual​ Hearts of All Ages gala, set to commence on February 14, 2014. Proceeds from the event will support the University of Colorado's Department of Orthopedics and its many specialty clinics. 

8/01/2013 CU Orthopedics Welcomes Dr. Christopher Kleck​
Press Release - 8/01/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Dr. Kleck to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics Spine faculty.​

​8/01/2013 A Big "Plus" for Hospital's Spine Program​
Press Release - 8/01/2013 (Department of Orthopedics​)
The University of Colorado Hospital's spine surgery program is the only one in Colorado to earn the top rating of one of the state's largest insurers.

​8/01/2013 CU Orthopedics Welcomes Dr. Cecilia Pascual-Garrido
Press Release - 8/01/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Dr. Pascual-Garrido as a Hip Instructor-Fellow to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics and CU Sports Medicine.

​7/22/2013 CU Orthopedics Welcomes Frank Somoza, PRA
Press Release - 7/22/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Frank Somoza, PRA to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics Spine Research Faculty.

​7/16/2013 University of Colorado Hospital Ranked Best Hospital in Colorado - Again​
Press Release - 7/16/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
U.S. News and World Report again ranks the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) as the best hospital in Colorado. The U.S. News Best Hospitals report also ranks five specialties at UCH among the best in the United States and nine other specialties as “high performing.” Several UCH specialties made significant jumps on the national rankings including orthopedics.​​​

7/03/2013 Back Pain Procedure Offers Less Pain, Shorter Recovery Time
Press Release - 7/03/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Dr. Vikas Patel at the University of Colorado Hospital has been performing SI joint fusion for a few years. Initially, he was cautiously optimistic about the procedure. He says he waited a couple of years as he watched his patients and their recovery.

​7/01/2013 CU Orthopedics Welcomes Dr. Jay Albright
Press Release - 7/01/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Dr. Albright to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics Pediatric Faculty and Children's Hospital Colorado.​

7/01/2013 CU Orthopedics Welcomes Jill Fattor, MS, PA-C, MPA​
Press Release - 7/01/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Jill Fattor, MS, PA-C, MPA to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics Spine faculty.​​

​7/01/2013 CU Orthopedics Welcomes Dr. Bob Shutt
Press Release - 7/01/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Dr. Shutt to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics. Clinical Faculty.

​6/15/2013 CU Orthopedics Welcomes Cambria Wethey
Press Release - 6/15/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Cambria Wethey to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics Research Faculty.​

6/10/2013

Department of Orthopedics Nationally Selected as Host of 2013 AOA-AOSSM International Traveling Fellowships
Press Release - 6/10/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
The University of Colorado’s Department of Orthopedics was selected as an American Orthopedic Association (AOA) host leadership organization for the 2013 Traveling Fellowships by the Japanese Orthopedic Association (JOA) and the Austrian-Swiss-German (ASG) Traveling Fellowship.​​​

5/15/2013 High Success Rate Reported for Non-Image Guided Hip Injection
Press Release - 5/15/2013 (Department of Orthopedicss)
Using anatomic landmarks proved effective to perform intra-articular hip injections with an anterior approach but without image guidance, according to a study presented at the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery & Orthopedic Sports Medicine Congress. “Non-guided hip injection is safe and reproducible,” Omer Mei-Dan, MD, said.​​
​5/10/2013 Dr. Omer Mei-Dan: Daredevil Doctor Dives into Denver
Press Release - 5/10/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
The University of Colorado Denver highlights one of Orthopedics most eccentric health providers, CU Sports Medicine's Dr. Mei-Dan.

​5/01/2013 CU Orthopedics Welcomes Ramu Naidu
Press Release - 5/01/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Ramu Naidu to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics Trauma Faculty.​

​5/01/2013 ​CU Orthopedics Welcomes Dr. Melissa Gorman​
Press Release - 5/01/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Dr. Gorman to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics Trauma Faculty.​

​3/01/2013 CU Orthopedics Welcomes Dr. David Weinstein
Press Release - 1/15/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Dr. Weinstein to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics Clinical Faculty.

​1/15/2013 CU Orthopedics Welcomes Dr. Theodore Clark
Press Release - 1/15/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Dr. Clark to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics Clinical Faculty.

1/15/2013 CU Orthopedics Welcomes Dr. Booker Rashad
Press Release - 1/15/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Dr. Rashad as a Kaiser affiliate to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics.​

​1/15/2013 ​CU Orthopedics Welcomes Lori Nacius, PA-C​
Press Release - 1/15/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Lori Nacius to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics and CU Sports Medicine.​

​1/07/2013 ​CU Orthopedics Welcomes Kathryn Smith, PA-C​
Press Release - 1/07/2013 (Department of Orthopedics)
Welcome, Kathryn Smith to the University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics Pediatric Faculty and the Children's Hospital Colorado.​

 

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