Colorado Orthopedic News

Stephen G. Thon, MD

Stephen G. Thon, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Stephen Thon is an orthopedic surgeon born and raised in Denver, Colorado now practicing in the south Denver area. He is fellowship trained in the field of orthopedic Sports Medicine where he received expert training in arthroscopic and minimally invasive orthopedic procedures. His focus is on advanced arthroscopic techniques for repair and complex reconstruction of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee joints. He has received specialized training in primary and revision rotator cuff repair surgery, shoulder instability surgery, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, and shoulder replacement (shoulder arthroplasty).

Treatment Of Common Problems With
  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Hip
  • Knee

Testimonials

Specialties
  • Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy of the Shoulder, Knee, Hip and Elbow
  • Rotator Cuff
  • Shoulder Instability
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Cartilage Restoration/Joint Preservation
Interests Outside of Surgery
  • Enjoying the outdoors
  • Hiking 
  • Skiing
  • Cheering for Colorado Professional Sports Teams
Education
  • Fellowship – Sports Medicine – University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Residency in Orthopedic Surgery – Tulane University, New Oreleans
  • M.D. – Tulane University of Medicine, New Orleans
  • B.A. – University of Colorado, Boulder 
Certification

Board Certified – Orthopedic Surgery – Board Eligible

Memberships/Affiliations
  • AOA (Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society)
  • AOSSM (American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine)
  • COS (Clinical Orthopaedic Society)
  • SOA (Southern Orthopaedic Association)
  • AANA (Arthroscopic Association of America)
  • LOA (Louisiana Orthopaedic Association)
  • AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)
  • AMA (American Medical Association)

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