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Brian Davis, M.D. Dual Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon Shoulder, Elbow, Knee & Sports Medicine

Dr. Brian Davis, is dual fellowship-trained orthopedic sports medicine and shoulder and elbow surgeon. He specializes in arthroscopic and open surgeries of the knee, shoulder, and elbow.
Dr. Davis is a Colorado native who was born and raised on a horse ranch in Golden. He graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in biological science from Colorado State University and completed medical school at the University of Colorado School of Medicine where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society. He then completed orthopedic surgery residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and was nominated to join the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

During his residency, he was selected by his resident peers and faculty to receive the Bronze Hammer Award for being an outstanding orthopedic resident surgeon and used the grant money to complete a shoulder & elbow international visiting surgical fellowship with Prof. Dr. med Ralph Hertel in Berne, Switzerland.

Dr. Davis completed the first of his dual fellowships at the UCHealth Steadman-Hawkins Clinic Denver sports medicine fellowship followed by his second fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at Western Orthopaedics/Denver Shoulder. Dr. Davis covered the sidelines as a fellow team physician for the Denver Broncos and the Colorado Rockies and is an active physician member of the U.S. Ski & Snowboard teams. He has also served his international orthopedic community through medical and surgical mission trips to Haiti and Guatemala. He is a fellow member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES), the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

Dr. Davis’ mission statement is trifold: He intends to improve his patient’s musculoskeletal health through patient-centric and evidence-based care, to contribute to his community through on-field coverage and injury prevention and repair, and to advance orthopedic surgery through purposeful research. His professional values include integrity, reliability, dedication to continuous learning, empathy, team-based leadership, and positivity.

When he is not operating or evaluating patients in clinic, Dr. Davis can be found enjoying all that Colorado has to offer! He enjoys snowboarding, skiing, horseback riding, volleyball, golfing, SCUBA diving, and playing the guitar. When you see him in clinic or the OR, make sure to ask about his collection of bowties!

  • Dr. Davis IMG Volunteer orthopedic surgical mission in Antigua, Guatemala
  • Dr. Davis IMG 2 Family Photo
  • Dr. Davis IMG3 On the slopes with the US Snowboard Cross team in France
  • Dr. Davis IMG4 On the slopes with the US Snowboard Cross team in France
  • Dr. Davis IMG5 Covering the Denver Broncos 2021 Training Camp
  • Dr. Davis IMG6 Covering the Denver Broncos sideline at Empower Field at Mile High
  • Dr. Davis IMG7 Covering the Denver Broncos sideline at Empower Field at Mile High
  • Dr. Davis IMG8 In the Rockies clubhouse at Coors field when covering their home games
  • Dr. Davis IMG9 Covering the Colorado Gray Wolves Women’s Premiere League Rugby sideline
  • Dr. Davis IMG10 Operating
  • Brian Davis, MD co-presented a video technique with Dr. Armodios Hatzidakis, MD on intramedullary nailing for proximal humerus fractures at the American Academy of Orthopedics (AAOS) Annual Meeting OrthoDome in San Francisco, CA!
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  • Dr. Davis IMG12
  • Dr. Davis IMG13

Education

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Biological Science: Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • Doctor of Medicine: University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • International Shoulder & Elbow Surgical Fellowship: Lindenhofspital with Prof. Dr. med Ralph Hertel, Berne, Switzerland
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship: UCHealth Steadman Hawkins Clinic Denver, Englewood, CO
  • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery Fellowship: Western Orthopaedics/Denver Shoulder and Rose Medical Center, Denver, CO

Fellowships

Dual Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

Distinctions and Recognition

  • U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association Sports Medicine Physician
  • Colorado Gray Wolves Women's Professional League Rugby Sports Medicine Team Physician
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • AO North America
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society Member
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society Member

Interests

When Dr. Davis is not doing surgery or seeing patients in the clinic, he is happiest in the mountains, where he enjoys skiing, snowboarding, hiking, riding horses, and spending time with his wife and daughter. He also enjoys traveling, scuba diving, running, as well as playing volleyball, golf, and guitar. Be sure to ask him about his bowtie collection!

Publications

  • Nonarthroplasty options for massive, irreparable rotator cuff tears have improvement in range of motion and patient-reported outcomes at short-term follow-up: a systematic review
  • Risk factors for hardware removal following operative treatment of middle- and distal-third clavicular fractures
Brian Davis, M.D.
  • AO North America
  • American Shoulder And Elbow Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association