Dr. David Walden, MD

Dr. David Walden, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
57 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. David Walden, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Colorado Springs, CO. He specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

Centura Orthopedics

3010 N Circle Dr Ste 100

Colorado Springs, CO 80909
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Walden's Experience

Dr. Walden's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Walden's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Walden "Dr. Walden enjoys skiing, hiking, and Colorado outdoor activities with his wife and seven kids. He also has enjoyed his experiences as a team physician for the US Olympic Team in Sydney, Australia and his ongoing travel as the team physician for USA Basketball. "

3  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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17  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Colorado School Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • American Sports Med Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Walden has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Walden does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Walden and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Walden is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Walden's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Walden to family and friends
23 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Walden's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr Walden operated to repair my rotator cuff 3 times. Third time a year ago. After surgery and rehab my pain increased. My physical therapist wrote a detailed report re: areas of intense pain. Walden gave me 3 shots which never helped. He was annoyed when I still had SEVERE pain and never read my...more
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Simply the best! One of those doctors that does everything with excellence. I've had him as my orthopedic surgeon for probably close to 20 years. Never an appt where I was dissatisfied. He always gives his best. Very personable, very caring, great listener and excellent surgeon.
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Personable ,took time explaining everything did a great job on my shoulder!
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