MEET OUR ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS

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DR. ERNEST BRAXTON

Back, Spine, & Neurosurgery

Dr. Ernest E. Braxton Jr. is a Board Certified neurosurgeon specializing in brain tumors, neurotrauma, and complex and minimally invasive outpatient spine surgery and artificial disc technology. 

DR. ERIK

DORF

Shoulder, Hand, Elbow, Wrist, Knee & Orthopaedic Trauma

In addition to being team physician for Summit High School and Team Summit, Dr. Dorf is also an active member of the US Ski & Snowboard Physician Pool, and enjoys the challenges associated with the care of high level athletes.

DR. TERRELL JOSEPH

Elbow, Hand, Knee, Orthopaedic Trauma, Wrist

Dr. Joseph fully appreciates that patients here are often highly motivated and driven to heal. With the right care and direction, these patients are most likely to experience a full recovery, something that is rewarding both to Dr. Joseph, and most importantly, his patients.

DR. NATHAN CAFFERKY

Hip, Knee, Total Joint Replacement, Joint Replacement Revision Surgeries, Fracture Care and Trauma

As a total joint surgeon specializing in adult reconstruction, Dr. Cafferky focuses on patients with hip and knee conditions who require replacement surgery. 

DR. JOHN PAUL

ELTON

Foot, Ankle, and Orthopaedic Trauma

Dr. Elton's fellowship training has given him the expertise to handle the full spectrum of foot and ankle disorders: from sports injuries and fractures to nerve and tendon disorders, deformities, and chronic pain.

DR. SCOTT RAUB

Back, Neck, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Spine

As a physiatrist, Dr. Raub uses a variety of diagnostic tools to pinpoint the true source of spinal pain, providing the shortest route to the most effective treatment plan. Dr. Raub emphasizes an interventional approach to back pain, minimizing drugs whenever possible.

DR. RICHARD CUNNINGHAM

Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Trauma

Dr. Cunningham is a full-service knee and shoulder specialist with particular expertise in ACL reconstruction, rotator cuff repair, meniscus preservation surgery, and shoulder instability surgery. He is a US Ski Team Physician.

DR. MATTHEW GNIRKE

Interventional Sports, Spine, and Regenerative Medicine

Dr Gnirke utilizes precise musculoskeletal ultrasound and fluoroscopy to localize and treat joint, tendon, ligament, and nerve disorders. He is fellowship trained in the use of regenerative medicine including platelet rich plasma (PRP) and bone marrow derived stem cells.

DR. BILL STERETT

Knee, Shoulder, and Sports Medicine

Dr. Sterett has had the honor of being the Head Team Physician for the US Women's Ski Team since 1997. He also has a long and successful history of returning athletes to the NFL, NHL, MLB, and Euro Soccer Leagues. If there's a sport that's played professionally, Dr. Sterett has helped someone get back to it.