Saving Limbs and Lives Everyday®
Ross M. Wilkins, MD

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Dr. Ross Wilkins started The Denver Clinic for Extremities at Risk in 1989 with his close friend and colleague, Tom Arganese, MD. The mission of the program then was providing collaborative care for all patients at risk of losing an extremity due to disease or trauma and the mission has continued to this day. Dr. Wilkins is recognized for his work in orthopedic oncology, as well as bone and joint transplantation techniques. He is recognized internationally for his work in bone and soft tissue tumors, bone transplantation and limb preservation techniques

 

 

Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine 1978
Internship: General Surgery - University of Colorado of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 1978-79
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery - University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 1978-79
Fellowship: Orthopedic Oncology (Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors) The Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 1983-84
Certification: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
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Ronald Hugate, MD

thumb_R.Hugate_2011.pDr. Hugate is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in orthopedic oncology, bone healing, complex joint replacement and reconstruction and hip preservation. He is a member both of The Denver Clinic for Extremities at Risk as well as Colorado Limb Consultants. Dr. Hugate is a lieutenant colonel in the U.S Army Reserve Medical Corps and has been deployed in both Iraq and Afghanistan for which he received two Army commendations. He has published several scientific articles and book chapters on topics including chemotherapies for bone tumors, joint replacement implant design and reconstruction techniques of the skeleton after tumors have been resected. He has co-written a handbook for patients considering hip or knee replacements: "The Handbook of Hip and Knee Joint Replacement: Through the Eyes of the Patient, Surgeon and Medical Team."

 

For Dr. Hugate's handbook visit www.hipandkneehandbook.com

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