The Steadman Clinic (formerly Steadman-Hawkins Clinic) is a world renowned facility which specialises in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine and has locations in Vail and Frisco, Colorado. It offers surgical, medical and rehabilitation services to both professional athletes and members of the public. The clinic provides expert care for knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, hand, spine, foot and ankle injuries and the collective experience of the doctors and the research conducted by the clinic has led to significant advances in the fields of orthopaedics and sports medicine.
The clinic is associated with the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, a non-profit organisation which researches the causes, prevention and treatment of orthopaedic disorders. The SPRI focuses research on clinical relevance, aiming to improve patient care. The Institute is at the forefront of developing innovative healing techniques, recognizing that innate healing powers in the body can be successfully used to improve the healing process. One of the advances pioneered by the SPRI is microfracture and innovative rehabilitation, which was developed by Dr. Richard Steadman, and validated at SPRI. The Institute is recognized worldwide for Dr. Marc Philippon’s pioneering research for the treatment of sports related injuries to the hip.
Students interested in developing a career in sports medicine will have an interesting and educational elective at the Steadman Clinic.
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