Robert D'Ambrosia, MD
Professor, Orthopedics

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (1964)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Washington & Jefferson College (PA) (1960)
Internship:
  • University of Colorado (1965)
Residency:
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery (1970)
Fellowships:
  • University of California (Davis) Health System Program, Orthopedic Surgery (1971)
  • UPMC Medical Education (St Margaret Hospital) Program, Rheumatology (1970)
Languages: English
Department: Orthopedics

Professional Titles

  • Professor, Orthopedics
  • Chair Emeritus
  • Professor Emeritus

Recognition & Awards

  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. (2015)
  • AAOS Diversity Award, American Academy of Orthopeadic Surgeons (2014)
  • Visiting Professor, Chinese Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (2014)
  • Joseph Addison Sewall Award, University of Colorado School of Medicine (2013)
  • "Wounded in Action", University of Colorado Faculty, Staff and Student Art Exhibit Accepted Submission (2013)
  • Goldenberg Lecture Award, New Jersey Orthopaedic Society (2004)
  • Hench Award, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Alumni Association (2002)
  • American-British-Canadian Traveling Fellow, American Orthopaedic Association (1979)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (1964)
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Washington and Jefferson College (1960)

Publications

  • D'Ambrosia RD. Precision Medicine: A New Frontier in Spine Surgery. Orthopedics. 2016 Mar-Apr;39(2):75-6. PubMed PMID: 27023414

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Member of Leadership Development Committee (2009-present)
  • Clinical Orthopaedic Society (COS), Traveling Fellowship Committee
  • Association Internationals Pour L'Osteosynthese Dynamique Board, Member
  • International Orthopaedic Society (IAOS), Member
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), President (1999-2000)
  • American Association of University Professors (AAUP), Member
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA), Member
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), Member
  • American Medical Association (AMA), Member
  • Association Orthopaedic Chairman, President (1989-1990)
  • Orthopedics, Editor-in-Chief (1983-present)

Practice Locations

UCHealth - Lone Tree Health Center
9548 Park Meadows Drive
Lone Tree, CO 80124
720-848-2200

Orthopedics - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
4th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-1900

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certification (1987)
  • Colorado, License (0001)
  • New Mexico, License (0001)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles - Knee Injuries and Disorders
  • Symptoms and Manifestations - Pain
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles
  • Symptoms and Manifestations
Clinical Interests
Adult Reconstruction, Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine

Care Philosophy
Our group is committed to providing the highest quality professional and ethical care to all patients through integration of comprehensive education and exceptional musculoskeletal research.

Personal Interests
Adult Reconstruction, Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (1964)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Washington & Jefferson College (PA) (1960)
Internships:
  • University of Colorado (1965)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery (1970)
Fellowships:
  • University of California (Davis) Health System Program, Orthopedic Surgery (1971)
  • UPMC Medical Education (St Margaret Hospital) Program, Rheumatology (1970)
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Languages: English
Department: Orthopedics
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