Deborah Saint-Phard, MD
Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Medical School:
  • MD, Temple University School of Medicine (1992)
Undergraduate School:
  • AB, Princeton University (NJ) (1987)
Internship:
  • St Joseph Hospital Program (1993)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (1996)
Fellowships:
  • College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Program, Sports Medicine (1997)
Languages: English
Department: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Founder and Director, CU Women's Sports Medicine at UCHealth

Research Interests

My research interests are resilience and its relation to the occurrence, management and underpinnings of pain. I also investigate stress injuries to bones in runners and athletes: 1) how and why they develop and 2) the quickest way to get them to heal and prevent them.

Practice Locations

CU Sports Medicine Center
2000 S. Colorado Blvd
The Colorado Center Tower One, Suite 4500
Denver, CO 80222
720-848-8200

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Sports Medicine, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Foot and Ankle Injuries and Disorders
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Fractures
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Knee Injuries and Disorders
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Hip Injuries and Disorders
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Leg Injuries and Disorders
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Shoulder Injuries and Disorders
  • Women's Health
Clinical Interests
Former Olympian in the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games who brings that level of expert care to athletes of all levels. I treat sports injuries to the shoulder, arms, back, knee, ankles, and hips. I also look at muscles, tendons, nerves, and bones.

Care Philosophy
I am interested in helping you be the person you know yourself to be....active and engaged in the sports and activities you love with ease, mindfulness, freedom and joy.

Personal Interests
In my spare time, I enjoy rollerblading, strength training, and playing outdoors.

Public Speaking
Yes

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Temple University School of Medicine (1992)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • AB, Princeton University (NJ) (1987)
Internships:
  • St Joseph Hospital Program (1993)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (1996)
Fellowships:
  • College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic (Rochester) Program, Sports Medicine (1997)
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Languages: English
Department: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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