Aaron Provance, MD
Associate Professor, Orthopedics

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Medical School:
  • MD, West Virginia University School of Medicine (2003)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, West Virginia University (WV) (1999)
Residency:
  • West Virginia University Program, Pediatrics (2006)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Sports Medicine (2007)
Languages: English
Department: Orthopedics

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor, Orthopedics
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Sports Medicine

Recognition & Awards

  • Patient-Family Experience Award, Children's Hospital Colorado (2017)
  • CADA Distinguished Service Award, Colorado Athletic Directors Association (2015)
  • 5280 Top Doctors, 5280 Magazine (2014)
  • CHSAA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, CHSAA (2012)

Research Interests

Ski Injury Collisions, Stress Fracture of the Finger in Elite Youth Rock Climbers, Kids in Adventure and Extreme Sports

Teaching

  • Foundations on Doctoring Preceptor (2008)
    School of Medicine, Orthopedics
    Medical student introduction to clinical medicine.
  • Master Educator - 3rd year medical student orthopedics curriculum (2011)
    School of Medicine, Orthopedics

Publications

  • Novais EN, Riederer MF, Provance AJ. Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine Deformity as a Cause for Extra-articular Hip Impingement in Young Athletes After an Avulsion Fracture: A Case Report. Sports Health. 2017 Dec 1;:1941738117744547. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29211625
  • Carry PM, Gala R, Worster K, Kanai S, Miller NH, James D, Provance AJ, Carollo JJ. POSTURAL STABILITY AND KINETIC CHANGE IN SUBJECTS WITH PATELLOFEMORAL PAIN AFTER A NINE-WEEK HIP AND CORE STRENGTHENING INTERVENTION. Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2017 Jun;12(3):314-323. PubMed PMID: 28593085
  • Khodaee M, Volkmer B, Provance A. Distal Clavicular Torus Fracture in a 15-Year-Old Snowboarder. J Pediatr. 2017 Jan;180:288-288.e1. PubMed PMID: 27697328
  • Wilson J, Sochanska A, Randall M, Brewer M, Brooks K, Brueck G, Ramsey M, Kiyomi Lepon A, Provance A. Cervical Strengthening in Adolescent Athletes: a Pilot Study: 3235 Board #300 June 3, 2: 00 PM - 3: 30 PM. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May;48(5 Suppl 1):925. PubMed PMID: 27361804
  • Engelman G, Koutures C, Provance A. The Current State of Pediatric Sports Medicine: A Workforce Analysis. Phys Sportsmed. 2016;44(2):112-8. PubMed PMID: 26832067
  • Provance AJ, Engelman GH, Terhune EB, Coel RA. Management of Sport-Related Concussion in the Pediatric and Adolescent Population. Orthopedics. 2016 Jan-Feb;39(1):24-30. PubMed PMID: 26709563
  • Provance AJ, Engelman GH, Terhune EB, Coel RA. Management of Sport-Related Concussion in the Pediatric and Adolescent Population. Orthopedics. 2015 Dec 28;:1-7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26709563
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Professional Memberships

  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Member
  • American Medical Society Sports Medicine (AMSSM), Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Fellow
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA), Member
  • Colorado Orthopaedic Society (COS), Member
  • Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine (PRISM), Member
  • International Society of Skiing Safety, Member

Practice Locations

CU Sports Medicine and Performance Center
2150 Stadium Drive
Boulder, CO 80309
303-315-9900

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Children's Hospital Colorado North Campus
469 West State Highway 7
Broomfield, CO 80023
720-777-1340

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine, Board Certification
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Brain and Nervous System - Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles
  • Brain and Nervous System
Clinical Interests
My clinical interests include pediatric sports medicine with a special interest in adventure and extreme sports injuries in pediatric and adolescent athletes. I also enjoy treating gymnastics injuries.

Care Philosophy
I strive to provide the best and most up to date care for my young athletes. I love their passion and motivation for their individual sports. I also find it easy to relate to my patients being a former wrestler, football player and motocross racer.

Personal Interests
I enjoy ski mountaineering, rock and ice climbing, as well as skiing and biking with my wife and three kids. I was able to obtain one of my lifelong goals of summiting Denali in 2012. I race for Boulder Cycle Sport cycling team and compete in mountain biking and cyclocross events. I finished the Leadville Trail MTB 100 in 2011, 2015, 2017, and 2018.

Volunteer Activities
Horizon High School Team Physician, Medical Director of Athletics, Adams 12 Five Star Schools

Public Speaking
Yes
Pediatric Sports Medicine Topics

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, West Virginia University School of Medicine (2003)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, West Virginia University (WV) (1999)
Residency Programs:
  • West Virginia University Program, Pediatrics (2006)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Sports Medicine (2007)
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Languages: English
Department: Orthopedics
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