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John Papilion, MD

UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL

BA, Northwestern University

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Univeristy of Colorado Health Sciences Center

RESIDENCY

Internship- General Surgery- St. Joseph Hospital, Residency- General Surgery- St. Joseph Hospital, Residency- Orthopedic Surgery- Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine

FELLOWSHIP(S)

Arthroscopic and Sports Medicine- The Bone and Joint Institute, The Christ Hosptial

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery- Univeristy of Auckland, New Zealand

Meet John Papilion, MD

Born and raised in Denver, Dr. John Papilion was determined to return to Colorado to practice after studying medicine in Ohio and Virginia. During his time at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dr. Papilion had the opportunity to care for the Cincinnati Bengals professional football and Cincinnati Reds professional baseball teams and ultimately became fascinated by complex knee and shoulder problems including minimally invassive knee and shoulder replacement. He has special training and expertise in state-of-the-art reconstructive surgeries and he performs traditional open and arthroscopic surgery. He has a special interest and extensive experience in Regenerative Medicine with non surgical treatment of osteoarthritis including PRP, Lipogems micronized fat cell transfer and XoFlo Exosome injection therapy.

Please review Dr. Papilion’s list of credentials and contact our practice for more information or to make an appointment at (303) 344-9090.

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Board Certifications

Board Certified - Orthopedics American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Focus

  • Arthroscopic Reconstruction of the Knee & Shoulder – including ACL and Meniscus
  • Repair/Reconstruction
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Cartilage Restoration Procedures and Regenerative Medicine including MACI
  • Lipogems Fat Cell Transfer and XoFlo Exosome Therapy
  • Total and Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Total & Unicompartment Knee Replacement
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When he's not in the office, chances are you can find Dr. Papilion on the golf course.

Fun Facts

about Dr. Papilion

He also enjoys fly fishing and hiking in his down time.

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Dr. Papilion loves to ski, experience the natural beauty Colorado has to offer, and travel!

Your doctor is more than just a person performing your surgery. They’re committed to providing treatment that accounts for your whole-body wellness, which is why they start most visits by getting to know you, beyond just your pain points. Here are a few of the skills, hobbies, and interests that keep them busy when they aren’t tending to your health!

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