Dr. Ian Dickey, MD

Dr. Ian Dickey, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Ian Dickey, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University of British Columbia and specializes in orthopedic surgery, musculoskeletal oncology, and more.Read his story

4900 S Monaco St

Denver, CO 80237

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Dickey performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 92% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Dickey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dickey "Ian Dickey, MD, is an orthopedic oncologist at Colorado Limb Consultants. Originally from Vancouver, he received his medical degree from the University of British Columbia and completed an internship and residency in orthopedics at McGill University, followed by a fellowship in adult reconstruction and musculoskeletal oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Dr. Dickey is an active member of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association, the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, the New England Orthopaedic Society and the Maine State Society of Orthopaedics. Dr. Dickey is involved in academics and invested in training the next generation of physicians. He has taught courses in biological engineering at the University of Maine, where he also received an honorary engineering degree in 2006. He also served as the chair of the External Advisory Board (EAB) for the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Engineering for the state of Maine and the chair of the EAB for the Bioengineering Undergraduate program at the University of Maine. Dr. Dickey is active in industry and research collaboration, working in a research and consultancy role with Wright Medical, Conformis Inc., Stryker, Angiotech, Ferring, Zimmer, Corin and Sanofi-Aventis. He has participated in the Stryker Tritanium Shell Study and the Conformis Inc. CR and PS CT/3D Printed TKR Studies and the validation of the Corin OPS. He also maintains a collaborative laboratory looking at in-vitro and in-vivo models of tissue attachment in highly porous foam material and additive manufacturing. In order to give back to the medical community, Dr. Dickey founded and runs the Chords for Cures initiative. The nonprofit organization has raised more than $350,000 in seven years to help children with cancer. Outside of medicine, Ian enjoys boating, skiing, snowmobiling and playing guitar."

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Oncology
  • Orthopedic Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

101  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Cancer
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Cancer
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cancer
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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43  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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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.

Education

  • University of British Columbia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of British Columbia
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Mayo Grad School Med/mayo Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • McGill University / Faculty of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Mayo Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dickey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dickey's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dickey to family and friends
16 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Dickey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Need a hip replacement then Dr. Dickey is your surgeon. There are no words for my gratitude for what he did to put my life and hip back together -- literally. I am 66 years old, and have had three hip surgeries on the same hip. The middle surgery badly failed. Dr. Dickey repaired the pelvis and...more
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I met Dr Dickey for the first time yesterday. He is very friendly and explained everything to me in a way that I could understand. His PA and his nurse are very sweet and attentive. I will certainly recommend Dr Dickey to whom ever asks for my opinion of him.
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Dr. Dickey was very timely and thorough during my entire experience. I would recommend Dr Dickey.
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A very bright and funny MD who knows his stuff. A very caring Dr.
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