Dr. John Pak, MD

Dr. John Pak, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Pak, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in sports medicine, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.

Centura Orthopedics/Front Range Orthopaedics - Audubon

3010 N Circle Dr Ste 100

Colorado Springs, CO 80909
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)

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Dr. Pak's Experience

Dr. Pak'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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pak "At Front Range Orthopaedics our goal is to keep bodies in motion through the application of personalized and patient centered care. We understand that every person is different, every situation unique. We Employ a fully integrated and customized approach to musculoskeletal repair and recovery. Our Colorado Springs orthopedic surgeons and staff are trained in the latest advances in medical treatment and technology. Our facility is designed for comfort and efficiency. Our care is compassionate and comprehensive, our options affordable. We serve the entire community, young and old as well as weekend warriors and professional athletes. We diagnose and treat all conditions of the musculoskeletal system. We know bones, joints, muscles, nerves, ligaments, and tendons from the top of the shoulders to the tips of the toes. "


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4  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

2  Board Certifications

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

106  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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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.


  • Washington University, St Louis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Loyola University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Loyola University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Shriners Hospital For Crippled Chldn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • The Orth Specialty Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Pak does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Pak 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

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Dr. Pak's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pak to family and friends
34 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pak's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

In 2016, my son had severe shoulder pain from contact sport injury, After an MRI, Dr. Pak issued a report stating there was no reason for my son to have shoulder pain. My son continued to have shoulder pain so debilitating that he took it upon himself to seek a second opinion from a team doctor of...more
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I had two knee operations with Dr. Pak because of subluxation in my patellas. I have had issues with both surgeries, and after getting an MRI, it was shown that Dr. Pak mounted the repair ligament to the wrong part of my femur, restricting knee motion to 90 degrees. When I asked him about this he...more
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Absolutely excellent! Dr. Pak took over my torn rotator cuff case after two previous surgeries by another surgeon failed. He is straight forward, honest & professional. I'm thrilled to say~my shoulder feels incredible! The best it's felt in over four years! I actually can use my arm with no pain. ...more
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The whole experience was ridiculous. No communication. They forgot about me in an exam room for over an hour. They don't return phone calls. The staff is rude. The receptionist looks like she has a lot of things better to do with her low ride posture. The staff couldn't right my symptoms down...more
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Dr. Pak provides an excellent patient to Dr experience.
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