Dr. Thomas Eickmann joined Cornerstone, a division of Orthopedic Centers of Colorado, in 2005. As a total joint specialist in hip and knee replacement he does primary hip and knee replacement as well as revisions of the hip and knee.
Dr. Eickmann has a history of being an entrepreneur and innovator. He championed barbed suture closure in joint replacement and served on the Angiotech speakers bureau popularizing a now common closure technique. Dr. Eickmann helped design hip and knee replacement implants and some trauma products for Kyocera a medical device manufacture. Dr. Eickmann has also designed instruments for Innomed.
Dr. Eickmann has had the opportunity to serve as an American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons moderator and critical evaluator, a member of the Adult Reconstruction Knee Program Committee, and a surgical skills trainer. He was also a reviewer for The Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. He has served as the Medical Director of Joint Replacement at Avista Adventist Hospital and Lutheran Hospital.
Dr. Eickmann’s has published multiple research articles on hip and knee replacement. His work appears in Journals and textbooks relating to joint replacement.
Dr. Eickmann has also used his medical talents to make a difference in the lives of those in need by traveling with Global Health Initiatives’ medical mission teams to Africa and South America. When Dr. Eickmann is not performing a surgery, he loves to go biking and spending time with his wife and three kids. His other hobbies include Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and being active in his local church.
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery 2007-2017
ABOS Recertification 2017-2027 Fellow of American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
Fellowship – Anderson Orthopedic Research Institute, Alexandria, Virginia 2004-2005 Residency – Orthopedic Surgery Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 1999-2004 Medical School – Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 1995-1999 College – Walla Walla University, BS Chemistry, Cum Laude, College Place, WA 1991-1995
Assistant Reviewer 2004 – 2005
Journal of Arthroplasty, wrote reviews for Gerald Engh, MD and
discussed paper validity in each case
Resident Selection Committee 2004
Loma Linda University