Dr. Ross M. Wilkins, MD

Dr. Ross M. Wilkins, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 65 years old

Dr. Wilkins' strives to provide collaborative care for all patients at risk of losing an extremity due to disease or traumaRead more

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Dr Wilkins is one of the most amazing people I have ever met. He is sensitive and aways available for you weather by phone or email. I have the utmost respect and trust for Dr. wilkins He has always explained my conditions, surgeries etc so that I and my family understood exactly what was happening. He is an amazing person.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Oncology
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Oncology
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Displaced Growth Plate Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Extremity Malunions
  • Extremity Nonunion
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Cancer
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Dysplasia, Beukes Type
  • Hip Flexor Strain
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Cancer
  • Joint Fracture
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cancer
  • Malunion of Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Disorders
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis

Procedures Performed

  • Advanced Tendon Reconstruction
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Amputation
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bursa Injection
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Debridement
  • 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
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement, Cemented
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fusion
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Resurfacing
  • Joint Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Implantation
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Cartilage Treatment
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Mini Knee Surgery
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Unicompartmental Hip Surgery

Background Check

  • 0
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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Wayne State University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Colorado

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mayo Medical School

    Completed in 1984

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Colorado

    Graduated in 1972

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • George W. Hyatt Memorial Award, 1999
    • Member of Honour, Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences, 1994
    • Presidential Speaker, Indiana Orthopaedic Society, 2002
    • America's Top Doctors, Orthopedic Oncology, 2006-2010
    • Best Doctor's in America-Orthopaedic Oncology, 1994-2010
    • Denver Business Journal's Lifetime Champion in Healthcare, 2007
    • Ross M. Wilkins Limb Preservation University Chair at the CSU Animal Cancer Center, 2009
    • Top Doctors in Denver, Orthopedic Surgery, 2007
    • Edward C. Stafne Huminities in Medicine Award, 1996
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  • Media & Publications
    • Improved survival in primary nonmetatstatic pediatric osteosarcoma of the extremity., 2005
    • Unicameral Bone Cysts, 2000
    • Mold Osteomyelitis in the Femur, 2009
    • Treatment of benign bone tumors, 2002
    • The use of a surgical grade calcium sulfate as a bone graft substitute: Results of a multi-center trial, 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Wilkins' Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Wilkins

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Wilkins' Care Philosophy

Dr. Wilkins' strives to provide collaborative care for all patients at risk of losing an extremity due to disease or trauma