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Orthopaedic Specialists For Peak Performance

Aspen Orthopaedic Associates delivers a personalized care experience that satisfies even the most discriminating outdoor enthusiast. Founded fifty years ago in a ski town that’s since become a global sporting mecca, we now have orthopaedic centers in Aspen, Glenwood Springs, Basalt and Rifle.

Credentials You Can Trust
Our Board Certified team of physicians has restored the health of athletes, adults and children for decades. Affiliate medical centers - Aspen Valley Hospital, Midvalley Ambulatory Surgery Center, Valley View Hospital and Grand River Medical Center - Provide the latest technology and comprehensive patient services.

Board Certified Surgeons

  • Mark L. Purnell, MD
  • Tomas Pevny, MD
  • Ferdinand J. Liotta, MD
  • N. Lindsay Harris, MD
  • Eleanor F. von Stade, MD
  • Stanley D. Gertzbein, MD
  • William S. Timothy, MD
  • Ann S. Golden, MD
  • Christopher George, MD *
  • Noel E. Armstrong, DPM
  • * Board Eligible



Pre-Operative Joint Replacement Class presented by Aspen Orthopaedic Associates & Aspen Valley Hospital
Patients who have scheduled their joint replacement surgery are encouraged to attend. We also invite anyone who is interested in learning more information about joint replacement procedures.

Meets the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month beginning at 5:30pm in the Robert R. Odén, MD Conference Room in Aspen Valley Hospital

For questions, please contact Laura Pritchard, Orthopaedic Patient Navigator at (970) 544-1548. more >

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Please Join Us In Welcoming Christopher George, M.D.

Please Join Us In Welcoming Christopher George, M.D.
Following completion of the
 Aspen Sports Medicine Fellowship in July, Dr. Christopher George joins the Glenwood Springs office of Aspen Orthopaedic Associates. Dr. George completed his orthopaedic residency from the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Science System in Chicago. He earned his medical degree in 2007 from the University of
 Iowa College of Medicine. During training, he received awards for orthopaedic research and leadership. Dr. George participates with most 
insurances and Medicare. He specializes in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Total Joint Reconstruction & General Orthopaedics. Sees patients at our Glenwood, Basalt, Silt & Eagle Offices. Please call 970.945.8683
for an appointment.

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