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  • Centura Orthopedics LogoCentura Orthopedics/Front Range Orthopaedics, a Centura Health Clinic, combines an award-winning, hospital-based orthopedic program with well-respected orthopedic surgeons. Our goal is to provide you with the ultimate patient experience and excellent outcomes when undergoing orthopedic surgery. Your care, comfort and peace of mind is constantly our top priority from your first office visit, to surgery, and stay at the hospital. Our Colorado Springs clinic includes 13 highly experienced, board-certified orthopedic surgeons who specialize in a wide variety of orthopedic conditions, disorders and injuries. Whether you are an athlete, have a traumatic injury, or are seeking the best option to treat joint pain, our physicians are committed to providing accurate diagnosis and optimal treatment options for your individual condition. Learn more about Centura Orthopedics and our statewide providers.

    Our partnering orthopedic specialists include: 

  • Segiu Botolin, MDDr. Botolin is an orthopedic spine surgeon with Centura Orthopedics. He completed his medical degree at State Medical & Pharmaceutical University “Nicolae Testemitanu” in Chisinau, Moldova in 1997 where he also completed a residency in Orthopedic Surgery in 2000. Upon moving to United States, he joined Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI and successfully earned his PhD degree in 2006. He then completed two Spine Fellowships and a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at University of Colorado Denver in 2015. Afterwards, Dr. Botolin has successfully completed a Fellowship in Advanced Spinal Reconstructive Surgery at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland in 2016. His philosophy of care is evidence based and patient centered and individualized spine surgery. In addition to English, he speaks fluent Romanian and Russian.

    In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, cooking, fishing, hiking and gardening.

    Dr. Barnwell serves as the orthopedic traumatologist for Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center in Colorado Springs. He specializes in complex fractures of the upper and lower limbs including those around the pelvis and acetabulum. Prior to completing his Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/Parkland Hospital in Dallas, TX, Dr. Barnwell obtained his medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA and completed his Orthopedic Surgical Residency at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC. He has secured grants and published across an array of orthopedic disciplines and maintains an interest in research and teaching both here and abroad.

    By taking a team approach and developing patient-centered treatment plans, Dr. Barnwell aims to enable his patients to understand better their injuries and optimize their outcomes. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, reading, and listening to live music.

    Geoffrey P. Doner, MD

    Dr. Geoffrey Doner is a Colorado native and was born and raised in Littleton. He then went on to receive both his B.A. and M.D. Degrees from the University of Colorado, and completed his residency training at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.  Dr. Doner completed an additional year of sports medicine fellowship training in Cincinnati where he specialized in complex knee and shoulder arthroscopic, open, and total joint reconstruction.  During his fellowship he served as Assistant Team Doctor for the Cincinnati Bengals football team.  Additionally, after fellowship he spent time in Nashville with Dr. Thomas Byrd and in Indianapolis with Dr. Peter Maiers on learning techniques for hip arthroscopy.  He is a member of the Colorado State Medical Association.  He is an Eagle Scout and enjoys spending time in the outdoors mountaineering.  He also enjoys going on medical mission trips, skiing, mountain biking, playing sports, and any activity that gets him outside in beautiful Colorado. His practice includes sports medicine, joint replacements, general orthopedics, and trauma.


    Michael Edward Feign, DO


    Dr. Michael Feign is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is the past Chief of Orthopedics at Memorial Hospital and his contributions to the design of, and surgical education about, hip and knee replacement systems have helped many people lead pain-free and fulfilling lives. Dr. Feign graduated from the University of Illinois in Urbana, and the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training in orthopedic surgery at Grandview Hospital, Ohio University in Dayton, and completed a fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Dr. Feign specializes in total joint replacement and arthritis surgery. He is president of Front Range Orthopaedics, and enjoys mountain biking, snowboarding and raising a family.


    Dr. Timothy HartSpecialty: Hand and Wrist Surgery
    Medical School
    : Georgetown University School of Medicine
    Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois
    Fellowship: Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin
    Board Certifications: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Hobbies: In his spare time Dr. Hart enjoys photography, travel, and spending time with his family and friends.

    Wallace Kenneth Larson, MD


    Dr. Wallace Larson is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.  He is also the previous Medical Director of Orthopedic Trauma Services at Memorial Hospital. Dr. Larson graduated from the University of Massachusetts and completed a fellowship with the Mayo Clinic.  He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American Society of Hand Surgery, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the Mayo Alumni Association.  Dr. Larson's practice includes general orthopedics, hand and upper extremity surgery, arthroscopy, and trauma.  When he is not working, he enjoys running, golf, and water skiing.


    Richard Paul Meinig, MD

    Dr. Richard Meinig is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.  He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio. Dr. Meinig completed a fellowship in traumatology in Stuttgart, Germany as well as Davos, Switzerland. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and Rocky Mountain Traumatological Society, a medical advisor for BMW CCA car racing, and a medical provider for US Cycling Velodrome. He has been an AO course director on fractures and a lecturer on deformity, bone defects, and reconstruction. Outside of the office, Dr. Meinig enjoys mountaineering, astronomy, scuba diving, vintage cars and motorcycles, dog sledding and mountain biking. He specializes in trauma and fracture care, and sports medicine.


    Orderia Fleming Mitchell, MD


    Dr. Orderia Mitchell graduated from the Air Force Academy where he was an All-American athlete and the only athlete in USAFA history to start and letter in both basketball and football. His medical degree came from Tulane University Medical School.  Dr. Mitchell is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.  He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and the Air Force Academy Alumni Association, and has served as the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at the United States Air Force Academy Hospital. Today, his interests include professional and amateur sports and the arts.  Dr. Mitchell has a general orthopedic practice with a special emphasis in spine surgery and sports medicine.


    Dr. Toby MooreSpecialty: Orthopedic trauma
    Medical School: Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, Tulsa, OK
    Residency: Pinnacle Health System, Harrisburg, PA; Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Scottish Rite Campus, Atlanta, GA; Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA
    Fellowship: Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship, Ohio Health, Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH; Orthopedic Spine Fellowship, Florida Orthopedic Institute, Tampa, FL
    Board Certifications: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Hobbies: In his free time he enjoys soccer, rock-climbing, mountain biking, cycling, photography, reading, art, music and movies and weight training.
    Dr. Steve MyersSpecialty: Hip and Knee Reconstructive Surgery
    Medical School: Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine
    Residency: Brown University Alpert Medical School
    Fellowship: University of Bern
    Board Certifications: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

    John Ho Pak, MD


    Dr. John Pak is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.  He graduated from the University of Chicago Medical School, completed his residency at Loyola University Medical School, and received his fellowship in sports medicine at the Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah.  He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.  Dr. Pak is an instructor at the Orthopedic Learning Center, teaching other physicians advanced techniques in arthroscopic surgery.  He is the head physician for the US Free-Style Ski Team and covers a range of athletic events as an orthopedic medical provider, to include the Switchbacks soccer team as well as Colorado College Hockey.  Dr. Pak specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopy, and general orthopedic surgery.


    Ronald Otto Royce, DO


    Ronald O. Royce, D.O, is a board certified orthopedic surgeon at Front Range Orthopaedics in Colorado Springs with more than twenty years of clinical experience. He is a graduate of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his orthopedic residency in Columbus, Ohio at Doctor's Hospital. In addition, he was a visiting resident at the Harvard Medical School Combined Residency Program studying Pediatric Orthopedics and Total Joint Replacement Surgery. In 2004, he returned to Boston for a sabbatical fellowship in Biological Joint Replacement at the Brigham and Women's Hospital Cartilage Repair Center, a teaching affiliate of the Harvard Medical School.


    Dr. Royce is a member of the United Stated Olympic Committee Sports Medicine Program and was a team physician for the US Team at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.  In addition, he is a USA Hockey Team Physician and has traveled internationally with them for more than 10 years. He has also has provided care to high school athletics in Colorado Springs for over 20 years.


    Dr. Royce concentrates his practice on shoulder and knee sports medicine and arthritis surgery. His area of special interest is the young arthritic knee and cartilage care for joint injuries. He has published articles from his research work while training at Harvard and lectures nationally on treatment for arthritis.


    Dr. Michael R. SchuckSpecialty: Hip and Knee Replacement, Hip and Knee Arthroscopy, and Orthopedic Trauma
    Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch
    Residency: Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.
    Fellowship: Joint reconstruction at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville
    Board Certifications: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

    G. Alex Simpson, DO


    Dr. Alexander Simpson is excited to be back in his native Colorado Springs, along with his wife and children. Dr. Simpson is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Simpson treats a wide array of orthopedic problems, but has a special interest in the lower extremity. His practice focuses on foot and ankle sports medicine, reconstruction, arthroplasty, and trauma.


    Dr. Michael SimpsonSpecialty: Foot and Ankle Surgery (bunions, arthritic conditions, sports injuries, fractures, and reconstruction), Sports Medicine with arthroscopic surgery of the ankle, knee and shoulder, Worker’s Compensation injuries, and fracture care.
    Medical School: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois (Honor’s Program in Medical Education)
    Residency: Brooke Army Medical Center
    Fellowship: Foot and Ankle Surgery, Campbell Clinic in Memphis, Tennessee
    Board Certifications:
    Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    Board Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Hobbies: In his free time, Dr. Simpson and his wife love ancient history and archeology and international travel to the ancient sites; photography; music; writing; and bettering the lives of shelter cats and dogs in memory of the many adopted rescues that have enhanced their life greatly.

    Edward Scott Szuszczewicz, MD


    Dr. Edward Szuszczewicz is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Szuszczewicz completed his undergraduate degree at the College of William and Mary. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia. His post-graduate training included a surgical internship at the University of Colorado, and a research fellowship in adult hip and knee surgical reconstruction at Harbor-UCLA.  Dr. Szuszczewicz completed his orthopedic surgical residency at Tulane University, followed by a clinical fellowship in hip and knee replacement surgery at the Anderson Orthopedic Research Institute in Alexandria, Virginia. Numerous papers from Dr. Szuszczewicz's work at Harbor-UCLA, Tulane have been published, and as a result of his AORI fellowship he was awarded the prestigious Charnley Award for his research in hip replacement surgery. Dr. Szuszczewicz has completed additional training in minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery as well as uni-compartmental, or partial, knee replacement surgery.


    Dr. David Walden-2Specialty: Sports medicine and arthroscopy with an emphasis on complex knee and shoulder problems

    Medical School: Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
    Residency: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO
    Fellowship: Sports Medicine Fellowship with Drs. Andrews and Clancy at the American Sports Medicine Institute
    Board Certifications: Board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Hobbies: He enjoys skiing, hiking, and Colorado outdoor activities with his wife and seven kids. He also has enjoyed his experiences as a team physician for the US Olympic Team in Sydney, Australia and his ongoing travel as the team physician for USA Basketball.

    Michael KellyMike has been a part of Front Range Orthopaedics since February 2008.  He specializes and hip and knee joint reconstruction and works directly with Dr. Szuszczewicz.  He graduated from Newman University in Wichita, Kansas with his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. He was a 4-year collegiate baseball player for Newman University. After graduation, Mike went on to earn his Master’s in Physician Assistant Sciences from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.  He graduated the program with highest honors and presented his Master’s thesis at the National Academy for Physician Assistants.

    While employed at Front Range Orthopaedics, Mike has accompanied Dr. Szuszczewicz on two humanitarian mission trips with Operation Walk Virginia Chapter.  They have traveled to Ecuador as well as Panama to provide joint replacements for individuals that could not afford medical care.  Mike says, “OpWalk was the most humbling and rewarding experience I’ve had as a PA.” Mike currently resides in Colorado Springs with his wife and three children. He enjoys playing softball and golf when he has some free time.  

    Leslie Tschan“I believe the key to a positive and long-term healthcare partnership builds from open communication and trust. I enjoy educating patients on their bodies and helping them to lead active lifestyles.”

    Leslie Tschan, MPAS, PA-C earned her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from Colorado State University in 2008. She then received her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Des Moines University in 2011. During her time as a physician assistant student at Des Moines University, Leslie spent time both in and out of Colorado working with patients with diverse medical needs. Time spent working in pediatrics, surgery, emergency medicine, dermatology, psychiatry, OB/GYN and both internal and family medicine, has equipped Leslie with the ability to work with a varied client base with professionalism and sensitivity. Prior to joining the Front Range Orthopedic team, Leslie worked at Swedish Medical Center on the orthopedic service in Denver for the past two years. Prior to that, she provided rural hospital coverage and first assistant care at St. Thomas More Medical Center in Canon City, Colo. Additionally, she worked for St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo as a physician assistant for a group of five orthopedic physicians practicing general orthopedics and sports medicine. Leslie is board-certified by both the State Board of Colorado and the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. A native Coloradoan, Leslie enjoys being outside appreciating every aspect of her home state. In her free time, she enjoys horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, music and playing trumpet.
    Trisha FinneganTrisha Finnegan is a Colorado Springs native and has worked at Front Range Orthopaedics since completing her Master’s Degree in Nursing.  She is a Nurse Practitioner with Dr. Orderia Mitchell and Dr. John Pak. Specialties include spine care, sports medicine, and general orthopedics.  She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing at the University of Colorado, Beth-El College of Nursing in Colorado Springs.  She holds dual board certifications in Family and Adult care through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Trisha began her orthopedic nursing career at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver working as a floor nurse within the orthopedic, neuro, and renal unit.  She returned home to Colorado Springs and worked several years at Memorial Health System within the Orthopedic and Spine unit holding many different positions within the system to include clinical coordinator for the orthopedic unit, care manager, and nursing educator.
    Jennifer Johnson, PASpecialty: Foot and Ankle/Orthopedic Trauma
    BS Degree, Physician Assistant, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
    Member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Council
    She enjoys running, hiking, and reading in her free time.
    Jennifer works with Dr. Alex Simpson.
  • Contact us 
    Centura Orthopedics Briargate/Front Range Orthopaedics, a Centura Health Clinic  
    4105 Briargate Parkway #300 
    Colorado Springs, CO 80920
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    Office: 719-77-ORTHO (67846) 
    Fax: 719-368-6870

    Centura Orthopedics Audubon/Front Range Orthopaedics, a Centura Health Clinic
    Audubon Medical Campus
    3010 Circle Drive, Suite 100
    Colorado Springs, CO 80909
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    Scheduling: 719-77-ORTHO (67846) 
    Office and Information: 719-776-4740

    Centura Orthopedics Broadmoor/Front Range Orthopaedics, a Centura Health Clinic
    Centura Health Broadmoor
    1263 Lake Plaza Drive, Suite 210A
    Colorado Springs, CO  80906
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    Scheduling:719-77-ORTHO (67846) 
    Office: 719-776-3360

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  • Over 50 physicians choose to practice at the Penrose-St. Francis Total Joint & Spine Center in Colorado Springs. Visit Healthgrades Find a Doctor for in depth information on the physicians below. 

    Orthopaedic Surgeons

    • Wiley Junior Jinkins, III, MD
    • Paul Brian Rahill, MD
    • Karl Martin Larsen, MD
    • Lee Alan McFadden, MD
    • Derek Brooks Purcell, MD
    • John Raymond Shank, MD
    • David Martin Weinstein, MD
    • Mindy Joy Siegel, MD
    • Steven Bishop Waskow, MD
    • Ronald Floyd Hollis, MD
    • Eric Kelly Jepson, DO
    • David Scott Matthews, MD  
    • Dennis Alan Phelps, MD
    • John Carlton Redfern, MD
    • Richard Edward Stockelman, MD
    • Charles Milton Waldron, MD
    • David Alan Labosky, MD
    • Brad D Dresher, MD
    • Peter Daniel Fredericks, MD
    • Michael Juichi Huang, MD
    • Christopher Keith Jones, MD
    • Theodore Lee Stringer, MD
    • James Michael Bee, MD
    • Paul Stanton, DO
    • Roger D Sung, MD  
    • Brett Carl Anderson, MD
    • Chance Jack Henderson, MD
    • William Roberts Howarth, MD
    • Ky M Kobayashi, MD
    • Jon R Shereck, MD

    Neurosurgeons (Spine Surgery only)

    • Sana Ullah Bhatti, MD
    • Michael Wayne Brown, MD
    • Ronald Lindbergh Hammers, MD
    • Joseph James Illig, MD
    • Jacinto I Manon, MD
    • Steven Emerson Murk, MD
    • Donald James Sceats, Jr, MD

    Hand Surgery

    • Gregg G Martyak, MD
    • David Labosky, MD
    • Richard Schell Idler, MD
    • Jeffry Todd Watson, MD   
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