Dr. Theodore Schlegel, MD
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Dr. Theodore Schlegel, MD


Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Steadman Hawkins Clinic 8200 E Belleview Ave Ste 615E Greenwood Village, CO 80111 Get Directions

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My patients constantly remind me what is most important in their treatment is not my experience...the years of training or the thousands of surgeries, but listening to them and working to help them reach their own goals, whether those goals be returning to intense competition or simply maintaining an active lifestyle.


Dr. Theodore Schlegel, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Greenwood Village, CO. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Schlegel is affiliated with Presbyterian/Saint Luke's Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, Sky Ridge Medical Center and Rose Medical Center.

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Dr. Schlegel's Care Philosophy

My patients constantly remind me what is most important in their treatment is not my experience...the years of training or the thousands of surgeries, but listening to them and working to help them reach their own goals, whether those goals be returning to intense competition or simply maintaining an active lifestyle.

Dr. Schlegel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications
    • Patellar Tendon Ruptures in Professional Football Players, 2011
    • A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis Comparing 3 Anterior Cruciate Ligament Graft Types,, Feb 2012
    • Incidence and Location of Bone Bruises after Acute Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury, 2004
    • Ketorolac Use in the National Football League, Prevalence, Efficacy, and Adverse Effects, 2002
    • The Effect of Immobilization on Rotator Cuff Healing Using Modified Mason-Allen Stitches: A Biomechanical Study in Sheep, 2001
    • Electromyography and Kinematic Analysis of Graded Treadmill Walking and the Implications for Knee Rehabilitation, 1996
    • Success of Nonoperative Management of Adductor Longus Tears in the National Football League Athletes, 2009
    • The Cost-Effectiveness of Single-row Versus Double-row Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair, In works
    • Triceps Tendon Ruptures in Professional Football Players, 2004
    • The Effects of Extended Play on Professional Baseball Pitchers,, 2001
    • Comparison of Tunnel Suture and Suture Anchor Methods as a Function of Time in a Sheep Model, 1999
    • Shoulder rehabilitation for the arthritic glenohumeral joint: preoperative and postoperative considerations, 1995
    • A Prospective Evaluation of Untreated Acute Grade III Acromioclavicular Separations, 2002
    • Biomechanical Comparison of Cemented and Cementless Humeral Prosthesis Fixation, 1995
    • An In-Vivo Comparison of the Modified Mason Allen versus a Horizontal Mattress Stitch on Tendon Healing to Bone: A Biomechanical and Histological Study of Sheep, 2007
    • The influence humeral torsion on shoulder range of motion and GIRD in youth, adolescent, and professional pitchers, 2012
    • The Microfracture Technique in the Treatment of Full-Thickness Chondral Lesions of the Knee in National Football League Players, 2003
    • Treatment of MRI-Documented Isolated Grade III Lateral Collateral Ligament Injuries in NFL Athletes, 2010
    • The Effect of Postoperative Immobilization on the Healing of the Radiofrequency Heat Probe Modified Tissue: Assessment of Tissue Length, Stiffness, and Morphology, 2008
    • Reliability of the Heel Height Measurement in Documenting Knee Extension Deficits, 2002
    • The Effects of Augmentation with Swine Small Intestine Submucosa on Tendon Healing Under Tension: Histologic and Mechanical Evaluations in Sheep, 2006

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  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cartilage Disorders
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Ligament Rupture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


  • Medical School
    University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Utah

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Utah

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Steadman Hawkins Clinic

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    Brown University / Alpert Medical School

    Graduated in 1983

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Fracture Care
  • Injection Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate