Shoulder Sports Medicine
Center of Excellence

The shoulder is a complex and pivotal joint, crucial for a wide range of movements in our daily lives. Whether it’s reaching overhead, throwing a ball, or carrying groceries, the shoulder plays an integral role. However, this complexity also makes it susceptible to various injuries and conditions that can hinder mobility and cause discomfort.

Orthopedic Centers of Colorado has specialists dedicated to shoulder care possess extensive training and experience in diagnosing and treating a spectrum of shoulder-related issues, from common injuries like rotator cuff tears and shoulder impingement to more complex conditions such as frozen shoulder and shoulder instability.

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Comprehensive Shoulder Care

Diagnosis & Evaluation: Our fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons and podiatry experts employ state-of-the-art diagnostic techniques to accurately assess foot and ankle conditions. From common issues like sprains and fractures to complex deformities, we have the experience to identify the root cause of your discomfort.

Non-Surgical Interventions: Our commitment to conservative care means exploring non-surgical options whenever possible. We offer a range of interventions, including physical therapy, orthotics, and lifestyle modifications to alleviate pain and improve function without the need for surgery.

Surgical Expertise: In cases where surgical intervention is necessary, our skilled foot and ankle surgeons specialize in a variety of procedures, from minimally invasive arthroscopy to complex reconstructive surgeries. Our goal is to restore your foot and ankle function while minimizing downtime and discomfort.

Sports Medicine: Athletes place unique demands on their feet and ankles. Our foot and ankle specialists have extensive experience in sports medicine, addressing injuries such as Achilles tendonitis, ligament tears, and stress fractures. We work closely with athletes to create customized treatment plans that prioritize a swift and safe return to their sport.

Comprehensive Care: Whether dealing with common conditions like plantar fasciitis, bunions, or more complex issues such as arthritis and deformities, our orthopedic experts are equipped to provide comprehensive care tailored to your specific needs.

Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation: Recovery doesn’t end in the operating room. Our team is committed to guiding you through the rehabilitation process, ensuring a smooth and effective recovery. We provide ongoing support and follow-up care to monitor progress and address any concerns.

Shoulder Procedures & Conditions Treated

We treat all shoulder injuries, below are a few of the more common conditions:

  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Acromioplasty
  • Adhesive capsulitis – Frozen Shoulder
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopy
  • Bankart Repair
  • Biceps & Shoulder Tendonitis
  • Bone Spurs
  • Bursitis
  • Capsular Release
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Dislocation, Separation & Instability
  • Fractures
  • Impingement Syndrome
  • Labral Tear
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tears & Repair
  • SLAP Repair
  • Shoulder Decompression
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Subacromial Decompression
  • Tendinitis

Patient-Centered Care

Our patient-centered approach is built on communication, collaboration, and compassion. We understand that every patient is unique, and we take the time to listen to your concerns, answer your questions, and involve you in decisions about your care. Our goal is not just to treat conditions but to empower you to lead an active, pain-free life.

Our dedicated team of healthcare professionals strives to create a compassionate and supportive environment where you feel heard, respected, and actively involved in your care decisions. Your health and satisfaction are our top priorities, and we are here to collaborate with you on a personalized care journey that respects your dignity and empowers you to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Shoulder Sports Medicine Physicians

Kirk Jeffers, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports Medicine
William J. Ciccone II, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Shoulder Replacement & Sports Medicine
A. Todd Alijani, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Hand & Upper Extremity
Frank B. Wydra, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports Medicine
Cary R. Motz, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports Medicine
Joel B. Gonzales, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports Medicine
Gregg G. Martyak, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Hand & Upper Extremity
Rudy Kovachevich, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Hand & Upper Extremity
Chance J. Henderson, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Hand & Microvascular
Joseph Hsin, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Joint Replacement & Reconstruction
James Ferrari, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports Medicine
Lauren MacTaggart, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Hand & Upper Extremity
Dane Swinehart, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports Medicine
Philip A. Stull, MD
Non-Operative Sports Medicine
Ky M. Kobayashi, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Hand & Upper Extremity
Nicholas Golinvaux, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Hand & Upper Extremity
Karl M. Larsen, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Hand & Microvascular
David M. Weinstein, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Shoulder & Elbow Reconstruction
Sean Griggs, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Hand & Upper Extremity
Andrew W. Parker, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports Medicine
Wayne Gersoff, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports Medicine
Derek Purcell, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports Medicine
Thomas Mann, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports Medicine
Bari Madureira, DO, CAQSM
PM&R Sports Medicine
Justin Newman, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports Medicine
Christopher D'Ambrosia, MD
Physiatrist - Interventional Spine, Non-Surgical Sports Medicine
Nathan Faulkner, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports Medicine
Efren Caballes, DO, CAQSM
PM&R Sports Medicine
Stephen G. Thon, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Sports Medicine
Craig A. Davis, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Hand & Upper Extremity
Ariel A. Williams, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon - Hand & Upper Extremity, Sports Medicine

Shoulder Locations