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John Papilion, MD


Born and raised in Denver, Dr. John Papilion was determined to return to Colorado to practice after studying medicine in Ohio and Virginia. During his time at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dr. Papilion had the opportunity to care for the Cincinnati Bengals professional football and Cincinnati Reds professional baseball teams and ultimately became fascinated by complex knee and shoulder problems. He has special training and expertise in state-of-the-art reconstructive surgeries and he performs traditional open and arthroscopic surgery and also treats elbow and ankle problems.

Please review Dr. Papilion’s list of credentials and contact our practice for more information or to opens in a new windowmake an appointment at (303) 344-9090.

Board Certified–Orthopedics

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship–Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine–The Bone and Joint Institute, The Christ Hospital

Fellowship–Research, Department of Orthopedics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Residency–Orthopedic Surgery–Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine

Residency–General Surgery–St. Joseph Hospital

Internship–General Surgery–St. Joseph Hospital

Medical School–University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Undergraduate–B.A., Northwestern University