Dr. Robert F. Adams, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 47

1830 Blake Ave Ste 206
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
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Hospital Quality

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Valley View Hospital
1906 Blake Avenue
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

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Accepting new patients?

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Glenwood Orthopaedic Center at VVH
Glenwood Orthopaedic Center at VVH
1830 Blake Ave Ste 206
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
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    Dr. Adams' Experience

    Dr. Adams' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
    • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
    • Sports Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Ankle Surgery
    • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
    • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Elbow Surgery
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Cartilage Repair
    • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
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    • Knee Surgery
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
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    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Sports Injuries
    • Tendonitis
    • Trigger Finger
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Colorado.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Phi Beta Kappa, 1989
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Baylor College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1993

    Internship Hospital

    Colorado University Uchsc
    Complete in 1998

    Residency Hospital

    Colorado University Uchsc
    Complete in 1998

    Undergraduate Schools

    Trinity University
    Graduated in 1989
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Adams & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Adams' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Adams

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    Office Locations

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    Glenwood Orthopaedic Center at VVH
    1830 Blake Ave Ste 206
    Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
    (970) 384-7140 (Office)
    (970) 384-8133 (Fax)
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