Champion Care in Orthopedics

Why travel from Ashburn Virginia for Olympic-grade care? Research indicates that patients in your area may benefit from the quality outcomes that can be found in Colorado Springs – Olympic City USA.

Knee Replacement

Colorado Springs is home to championship-class care by orthopedic teams, working to provide you with the ultimate patient experience and an excellent outcome. Colorado Springs healthcare facilities enhance your experience by focusing resources and attention on one of the orthopedic procedures our championship-grade facilities know best: hip replacements, partial and full. Innovative advancements in technologies, anesthesia practices and minimally invasive surgical techniques have been critical to the ongoing success of our patients.










Penrose-St. Francis Health Services

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Nationally Ranked Hospitals

Our leading-edge teams deliver high-quality outcomes, championship care and unparalleled satisfaction across a wide variety of medical specialties, services and programs to help you get well and stay well. Penrose Hospital is the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, with a downtown location that provides medical and surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. St. Francis Medical Center, which opened in August 2008, is a 195-bed, full-service hospital in the north end of Colorado Springs.

Geoffrey Doner, MD

Geoffrey Doner, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Centura Orthopedics - Briargate

Dr. Geoffrey Doner is a Colorado native and was born and raised in Littleton. He then went on to receive both his B.A. and M.D. Degrees from the University of Colorado, and completed his residency training at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Doner completed an additional year of sports medicine fellowship training in Cincinnati where he specialized in complex knee and shoulder arthroscopic, open, and total joint reconstruction. During his fellowship he served as Assistant Team Doctor for the Cincinnati Bengals football team. Additionally, after fellowship he spent time in Nashville with Dr. Thomas Byrd and in Indianapolis with Dr. Peter Maiers on learning techniques for hip arthroscopy. He is a member of the Colorado State Medical Association. He is an Eagle Scout and enjoys spending time in the outdoors mountaineering. He also enjoys going on medical mission trips, skiing, mountain biking, playing sports, and any activity that gets him outside in beautiful Colorado. His practice includes sports medicine, joint replacements, general orthopedics, and trauma.

Geoffrey Doner, MD

Credentials & Awards

  • Fellowship

    Cincinnati Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center (Mercy Health)
  • Sports Medicine Residency

    State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • Orthopedic Surgery Internship

    State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • Orthopedic Surgery Medical Education

    University of Colorado School of Medicine CME
  • Am Bd Orthopaedic Surgery

    (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Michael Feign, MD

Michael Feign, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Centura Orthopedics - Briargate

Dr. Michael Feign is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is the past Chief of Orthopedics at Memorial Hospital and his contributions to the design of, and surgical education about, hip and knee replacement systems have helped many people lead pain-free and fulfilling lives. Dr. Feign graduated from the University of Illinois in Urbana, and the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at Grandview Hospital, Ohio University in Dayton, and completed a fellowship in adult
reconstructive surgery at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Dr. Feign specializes in total joint replacement and arthritis surgery. He is president of Front Range Orthopaedics, and enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding and raising a family.

Michael Feign, MD

Credentials & Awards

  • Fellowship

    University of Utah Hospital & Clinics, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Residency

    Grandview Hospital and Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Internship

    Doctor's Hospital, Surgery
  • Medical Education

    Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • AOA Bd Orthopedic Surgery

    (Orthopedic Surgery)
Steven Myers, MD

Steven Myers, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Centura Orthopedics – Audubon

Dr. Myers has had extensive training in hip and knee reconstructive surgery and has over 27 years of experience in Colorado Springs. He was the first to perform the anterior approach hip replacement in Colorado and has trained surgeons worldwide since 2003 in the procedure. Dr. Myers has the lowest complication rates in total hip surgery in the state of Colorado (see propublica). Dr. Myers serves as a team physician for the US ski team. He has served Penrose Hospital as Chief of Staff, Chief of Orthopedics and on its board of directors.

Steven Myers, MD

Credentials & Awards

  • Fellowship

    University of Bern Faculty of Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Residency

    Akron General Medical Center, General Surgery
  • Internship

    Akron General Medical Center, Rotating
  • Medical Education

    Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
  • Am Bd Orthopaedic Surgery

    (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Ronald Royce, MD

Ronald Royce, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Centura Orthopedics – Audubon

He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr. Pak is an instructor at the Orthopaedic Learning Center, teaching other physicians advanced techniques in arthroscopic surgery.

He is the head physician for the US Free-Style Ski Team and covers a range of amateur athletic events as an orthopedic medical provider. Dr. Pak specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopy, and general orthopedic surgery.

Ronald Royce, MD

Credentials & Awards

  • Fellowship

    Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Residency

    Doctors Hospital, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Internship

    Garden City Osteopathic Hospital
  • Medical Education

    University of North Texas Health Science center
  • AOA Bd Orthopedic Surgery

    (Sub: Hand Surgery)
Michael Shuck, MD

Michael Shuck, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Centura Orthopedics - Briargate

Dr. Schuck specializes in surgical and non-surgical treatment of hip and knee problems. This includes hip and knee replacement surgery as well as arthroscopic treatment of hip and knee disorders. His training includes the use of minimally invasive surgical techniques, customized patient-specific instruments for use in joint replacement surgery, and revision joint replacement surgery. Dr. Schuck is board-certified and has over nine years of experience in the practice of orthopedic surgery. He is committed to providing state-of-the-art care to his patients in a compassionate and efficient way.

Michael Shuck, MD

Credentials & Awards

  • Fellowship

    University of Virginia Medical Center, Adult Reconstruction
  • Residency

    Baylor College of Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Internship

    Baylor College of Medicine, General Surgery
  • Medical Education

    University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Am Bd Orthopaedic Surgery

    (Orthopaedic Surgery)
John Pak, MD

John Pak, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Centura Orthopedics - Audubon

Dr. Pak is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He graduated from the University of Chicago Medical School, completed his residency at Loyola University Medical School, and received his fellowship in sports medicine at the Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah.

He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr. Pak is an instructor at the Orthopaedic Learning Center, teaching other physicians advanced techniques in arthroscopic surgery.

He is the head physician for the US Free-Style Ski Team and covers a range of amateur athletic events as an orthopedic medical provider. Dr. Pak specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopy, and general orthopedic surgery.

John Pak, MD

Credentials & Awards

  • Fellowship

    The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, Sports Medicine
  • Residency

    Loyola University Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Internship

    Loyola University Medical Center, Surgery
  • Medical Education

    University of Chicago - Pritzker School of Medicine
  • Am Bd Orthopaedic Surgery

    (Orthopaedic Surgery)
  • Am Bd Ortho Surg

    (Sub: Orthopaedic Sports Medicine)
Michael Simpson, MD

Michael Simpson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Centura Orthopedics - Audubon

In his free time, Dr. Simpson and his wife love ancient history and archaeology and international travel to the ancient sites; photography; music; writing; and bettering the lives of shelter cats and dogs in memory of the many adopted rescues that have enhanced their life greatly.

Dr. Simpson specializes in Foot and Ankle Surgery (bunions, arthritic conditions, sports injuries, fractures, and reconstruction), Sports Medicine with arthroscopic surgery of the ankle, knee and shoulder, Worker’s Compensation injuries, and fracture care.

Michael Simpson, MD

Credentials & Awards

  • Fellowship

    Campbell Clinic, Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Residency

    Brooke Army Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Internship

    Brooke Army Medical Center, Transitional
  • Medical Education

    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
  • Am Bd Ortho Surg

    (Sub: Orthopaedic Sports Medicine)
  • Am Bd Orthopaedic Surgery

    (Orthopaedic Surgery)

David Walden, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Centura Orthopedics - Audubon

Dr. Walden enjoys skiing, hiking, and Colorado outdoor activities with his wife and seven kids. He also has enjoyed his experiences as a team physician for the US Olympic Team in Sydney, Australia and his ongoing travel as the team physician for USA Basketball. He specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopy with an emphasis on complex knee and shoulder problems.

Credentials & Awards

  • Fellowship

    American Sports Medicine Institute, Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Residency

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Internship

    University of Colorado School of Medicine (GME), Surgery
  • Medical Education

    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medical
  • Am Bd Ortho Surg

    (Sub: Orthopaedic Sports Medicine)
  • Am Bd Orthopaedic Surgery

    (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Edward Szuszczewicz, MD

Orthopedic Surgery Centura Orthopedics - Briargate

Dr. Szuszczewicz is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the total joint replacement, orthopedic trauma, fracture care and general orthopedics. His post-graduate training included both a surgical and a research fellowship in adult reconstruction and hip and knee replacement. He also completed additional training in minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery as well as unicompartmental, or partial knee replacement, surgery. Dr. Szuszczewicz has published numerous papers based on his work at the Anderson Orthopedic Clinic, Tulane University and Harbor-UCLA. His work at Tulane University was recognized with the prestigious Charnley Award for research in hip replacement surgery. He was one of the first surgeons in the country to adopt the anterior minimally invasive technique for hip replacement surgery, and has spent more than 12 years teaching the technique to other surgeons nationwide. He is also actively involved in implant and instrumentation design/development to improve hip and knee replacement surgery.

Credentials & Awards

  • Residency

    Tulane University Hospital and Clinic Orthopedic Surgery
  • Medical Education

    Virginia Commonwealth University

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