Chris Stockburger, MD

Dr. Chris Stockburger is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hand, elbow, and shoulder surgery. He grew up in Fort Collins, CO, and graduated from Rocky Mountain High School. It is a unique privilege for him to provide orthopaedic care to the community where he grew up.

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  • Specialties
  • Education
  • Qualifications
  • Locations

 

  • Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery

 

 

  • Fellowship in Orthopedic Hand & Upper Extremity
    2018 – 2019 — University of Utah Department of Orthopedics, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery
    2013- 2018 — Washington University in St. Louis Department of Orthopedics, St. Louis, Missouri
  • M. D.
    2013 — Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
  • B.A.
    2009 — University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

    • Summa Cum Laude in Integrative Physiology
  • Member, Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies
    2019-Present
  • Fort Collins
  • Loveland
  • Greeley

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Chris Stockburger, MD

Dr. Chris Stockburger is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hand, elbow, and shoulder surgery. He grew up in Fort Collins, CO, and graduated from Rocky Mountain High School. It is a unique privilege for him to provide orthopaedic care to the community where he grew up.

Dr. Stockburger completed orthopaedic surgery residency at Washington University in St. Louis, and his orthopaedic fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Utah Department of Orthopedics in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The focus of Dr. Stockburger’s practice is surgery for injuries and disorders of the hand, wrist, fingers, arm, elbow, and shoulder. His practice includes a variety of conditions including complex trauma, microvascular surgery, thumb arthritis, tendon repair, nerve procedures, rotator cuff repair, elbow reconstruction, shoulder arthroplasty, fractures, ganglion and mass removal, trigger fingers, carpal tunnel, and a variety of other procedures.

He has training in Wide Awake Local-Only hand procedures, needle aponeurotomy for Dupuytren’s contracture, along with a wide array of other hand and upper extremity procedures.

Regardless of the severity of the condition Dr. Stockburger enjoys helping people get back to work and their hobbies, whether it requires surgery or conservative interventions. Informing patients of their options and empowering them to choose the best option for them is his practice philosophy.

Dr. Stockburger has contributed to research on multiple topics including patient-centered decision making, thumb arthritis surgery, and traumatic cycling injuries.

He is joined by Satoru Chamberlain, MD, Steven Seiler, MD, and Bret Peterson, MD, in Orthopaedic Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery.

He has patient appointments in our Fort Collins, Loveland, and Greeley, CO, offices.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Stockburger enjoys spending time with his wife Jenny, who is an Ob-Gyn at the Women’s Clinic of Northern Colorado, and their twins Ben and Sophie. He also enjoys all the outdoors that Colorado has to offer, including cycling, mountain biking, running with his dogs Copper and Bryce, skiing, and hiking.

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