Western Orthopaedics- Dr. Parks-Patient Education

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Edward (Ted) H. Parks, M.D.

Edward (Ted) H. Parks, M.D.

Orthopaedic Specialist, Sports Medicine, Joint Replacement/Reconstruction Arthroscopy

""Good decisions are the result of shared knowledge and mutual respect. Good decisions lead to good results.""

  • Information Directly from Dr. Parks

    • AAOS website

      AAOS patient education library.  Use this website to get more information about your condition.

    • Anterior Approach Hip Replacements

      Patients are seeking a different approach to hip replacement surgery.  To listen to this interview/article done on NPR click here.  It explains the "anterior approach" hip replacement and suggests a quicker recovery.

  • Articles & Presentations


Dr. Parks presentation on A Practical Approach to Knee Pain Dr. Parks talks about A Practical Approach to Knee Pain

Dr. Parks presentation on the shoulderDr. Parks talks about common shoulder problems.

Dr. Parks presentation on hip painDr. Parks highlights reasons for hip pain and treatment options.

Dr. Parks's new text book is out and on Amazon.com

Dr. Parks's new text book is out and on Amazon.com

Top Doctor

After being Top Doctor for 17 years with 5280 Magazine and receiving Colorado's prestigous Peak Performer award 3 years in a row - Dr. Parks has also been named America's Top Doctor nationally by U.S. News & World Report.  Click here for more information. 

Dr. Parks Interviewed - Metal on Metal Hip Replacements

CBS News interviews Dr. Parks regarding Metal-0n-Metal Total Hip Replacements