Fred F. Teal, M.D.
Dr. Fred F. Teal retired from Western Orthopedics in June of 2006. He received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. After completing his internship and residencies in Denver, Dr. Teal served in the United States Air Force. In 1969 he joined forces with our founding partners, Dr. Foster Matchett and Dr. Charles Brown. He specialized in joint replacement, arthroscopy, fractures and conditions of the foot and ankle. He is Board Certified and a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society as well as past President of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Western Orthopaedic Association.
Theodore J. Clarke, M.D.
In December of 2004, Dr. Ted Clarke accepted the position of Chairman and CEO for COPIC, Colorado’s largest medical insurance company for physicians. He currently holds an emeritus position at Western Orthopaedics. Theodore J. Clarke, M.D. is a native of Denver, Colorado. He received both his B.A. and M.A. from Brown University and his medical degree from the University of Colorado. Upon completing his internship at Presbyterian/St. Lukes in Denver, he finished his residency at Wake Forest University in North Carolina. He was a team physician at Guilford College, Wake Forest University and Regis High School. In 2000 he completed a foot and ankle fellowship in Dublin, Ireland. Dr. Clarke is a highly skilled orthopaedic surgeon specializing in adult reconstructive surgery encompassing knee, hip and shoulder disorders, trauma and geriatrics. He is Board Certified and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a member of numerous organizations including the Clinical Orthopaedic Society, the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and the Rovere Sports Medicine Association. Dr. Clarke also sees patients once a month at outreach clinics in Goodland and Colby, Kansas.