Omer Mei-Dan, MD, has jumped off more cliffs than he can count—not to mention helicopters, skyscrapers, and bridges. An orthopedic surgeon and extreme sports athlete, Mei-Dan, is also a BASE jumper.
Michelle Wolcott, MD, was interviewed on KEZW's BoomTown to talk about the latest in hip replacements, knee replacements, and the "holy grail of orthopedics."
Researchers are finding potential in stem cell treatment, and a few in Colorado are leading the way. By applying equine medicine and new regenerative therapies, they're looking for the next big remedy for human musculoskeletal disease.
Aaron Provance, MD, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Colorado Athletic Directors Association (CADA) Distinguished Service Award.
We are all where we are through some combination of serendipity, intent, and drift. In the case of Jonathan Bravman, MD, the serendipity and intent have been pronounced.
Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon who has spent years studying the wear, tear, and repair of joint cartilage. She's also a competitive marathoner who runs 50 to 80 miles a week.
Dr. Cecilia Pascual discusses the latest stem cell research and potential future treatments.
Learn how Dr. Eric McCarty has continued a family tradition of an epic 24-hour endurance adventure.
Dr. Omer Mei-Dan speaks about the upcoming Extreme Sports Medicine Congress.
Dr. Eric McCarty tops that 2014 list of the best knee surgeons in North America.
Dr. Jonathan Bravman, a sports medicine doctor with University of Colorado Hospital, says "over-use injuries" are very common in cheerleading. They include your basic sprains and strains and even more severe injuries, like stress fractures.
Colorado men's basketball players Spencer Dinwiddie and Tre'Shaun Fletcher both underwent successful knee surgeries on Monday in Lone Tree.
Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn will not compete at the Sochi Olympics and will have surgery soon to repair damage to her right knee stemming from a crash while training at Copper Mountain in November.
As the head team physician and orthopedic surgeon at the University of Colorado, McCarty has helped numerous athletes overcome injuries to produce highlight moments.
"There is no second chance, there is no margin of error whatsoever." That's why, says Dr. Omer Mei-Dan, are grieving but aren't surprised by the recent deaths of two high-profile extreme sports enthusiasts.