Updated: Jul 14
The Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery (VSON) team of top orthopaedic surgeons have been providing excellence, innovation, and compassionate care to patients throughout Colorado's high country since 1979. The mission of VSON’s team of highly specialized orthopaedic doctors is to Keep You Active.
With a comprehensive range of specialized care – backed by research-based innovations – the orthopaedic doctors at Vail-Summit Orhopaedics & Neurosurgery successfully treat one of the most active demographics in the United States. From weekend warriors to professional athletes alike, patients who receive care from the sports medicine specialists at Vail-Summit Orthopaedics get back to the activities they love.
Specialized Sports Medicine Clinic
Recognized as Practice of the Year from the American Alliance of Orthopaedic Executives (AAOE), the Vail-Summit Orthpaedics & Neurosurgery team of top orthopaedic surgeons are second to none. The fellowship-trained orthopaedic doctors at VSON treat conditions and injuries to the:
Depending on your injury, one of our top orthopaedic surgeons can properly diagnose and treat any orthopaedic and sports medicine problem. In addition, the practice's treatment techniques remain on the cutting-edge of patient care. We know that each patient is different, which is why each treatment plan is highly specialized to ensure a full recovery. The physician, patient, and physical therapist work as a team toward the goal of returning to their preferred activities.
Orthopaedic Doctors at Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery
Serving as Team Doctors for the U.S. Ski Team, the medical professionals at VSON offer orthopaedic care to professional athletes competing at the highest level. Committed to the local community, VSON provide care to regional high school, and youth athletic organizations.
Our comprehensive patient population reflects the strong sense of trust that Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery has earned locally in Summit County, Eagle County, Gunnison Country, San Miguel County, and Grand County. Our team of orthopaedic specialists include:
Dr. Gloria Beim: Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
Dr. Ernest Braxton: Back, Spine, & Neurosurgery
Dr. Nathan Cafferky: Hip, Knee, Total Joint Replacement, Joint Replacement Revision Surgeries, Fracture Care and Trauma
Dr. Richard Cunningham: Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Trauma
Dr. Erik Dorf: Shoulder, Hand, Elbow, Wrist, Knee & Orthopaedic Trauma
Dr. Rick Pfeiffer: General Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine
Dr. John Paul Elton: Foot, Ankle, and Orthopaedic Trauma
Dr. Matthew Gnirke: Interventional Sports, Spine, and Regenerative Medicine
Dr. Terrell Joseph: Elbow, Hand, Knee, Orthopaedic Trauma, Wrist
Dr. Adam Lindsay: Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Trauma, and Shoulder Arthroplasty
Dr. Scott Raub: Back, Neck, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Spine
Dr. Bill Sterett: Knee, Shoulder, and Sports Medicine
Dr. Max Seiter: Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine: Shoulder, Hip, and Knee Specialist
With offices throughout Colorado’s western slope, Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery services:
Keeping you active is the mission of our practice. We are committed to providing excellent, personalized care to each of our patients.
Top Orthopaedic Care Near You!
If you have sustained a sports medicine injury, contact one of our orthopaedic clinics today. Our expert team of orthopaedic physicians will work with you to develop a treatment plan that gets you back to doing the activities you love. Contact our offices today at 970-476-7220 or complete our online appointment request form.