Robert FitzGibbons, MD

Dr. FitzGibbons has been in practice in Boulder County since 1993, after completing his fellowship in sports medicine at the Methodist Sports Medicine Center in Indianapolis. While in Indiana, Dr. FitzGibbons assisted in the treatment of injuries sustained by team members of the Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Hoosiers, and Purdue Boilermakers.

A native of Chicago, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He earned his medical degree at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois, and completed his internship and orthopedic residency at Northwestern University in Chicago.

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  • Specialties
  • Education
  • Qualifications
  • Locations
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  • Affiliations
  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee & Shoulder Disorders
  • Fellowship
    • Methodist Sports Medicine Center – Indianapolis, IN
  • Residency
    • Northwestern Medical Center – Chicago, IL
  • Medical Education
    • Loyola-Stritch School of Medicine – Maywood, IL
  • Undergraduate Education
    • Miami University – Oxford, OH
  • Member, Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies
  • Member, Front Range Orthopedics & Spine
  • Colorado Medical Society
  • Boulder County Medical Society
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Longmont
  • Longmont United Hospital
  • St. Anthony North Health Campus
  • Good Samaritan Medical Center
  • UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital

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"I can't say enough about all 3 of the doctors I have seen - Drs. Pater, FitzGibbons, & Koldenhoven. They are fantastic! We are lucky to have such a great orthopedic practice here in Longmont." - Marian Stumpf

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"I just love Dr. FitzGibbons, because he opened doors for me that I thought were closing or closed. I never thought that at 72 I'd be the guy running the bases for my teammates, but I can and I do!" - Don Carpenter

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"All the people that took care of me were excellent, total professionals, and very compassionate. Dr. FitzGibbons is a fabulous surgeon; I think the world of him and Sybil." - David Clearman

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"This place is as good as it gets; the best doctors in their field combined with a professional, courteous, and caring staff...you just can't get any better than that." - Jake Sommervold

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“The six weeks of physical therapy with Lonnie were crucial. I’m a go-getter when it comes to PT. I set my own personal goals. I had surgery on December 27 and my goal was to be back on my bike by the following May … and I was.” - Jennifer Kearns

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"...everyone knows if it deals with your knees, you have to go to Dr. FitzGibbons." - Kristin (Kristy) Lee

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"I was on my feet the same day as surgery. At six months, I was still developing strength, but it gave me back my life. I can walk normally. I can get in and out of the car. The pain is gone." - Francesca Repetto

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"The doctors at FROC have allowed me to maintain a happy and active lifestyle. I don't even think about [my] knee. It's strong, stable, and pain-free." - Richard Juday

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“Sixteen years after my ACL reconstructions and ankle ligament reconstruction (among other things), 4,800+ skydives, hundreds of ice hockey games, thousands of miles of mountain biking and hiking, countless hours of jet ski, wakeboard and water ski time, and countless snowboard runs … still going strong and as good as before the surgeries. I will forever owe the continuance of my active life to you, Dr. FitzGibbons. Here’s to the next 16 years!” -Stacey Carl

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Robert FitzGibbons, MD

Dr. FitzGibbons has been in practice in Boulder County since 1993, after completing his fellowship in sports medicine at the Methodist Sports Medicine Center in Indianapolis. While in Indiana, Dr. FitzGibbons assisted in the treatment of injuries sustained by team members of the Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Hoosiers, and Purdue Boilermakers.

A native of Chicago, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He earned his medical degree at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois, and completed his internship and orthopedic residency at Northwestern University in Chicago.

Dr. FitzGibbons has concentrated his practice on the care of problems related to the knee and shoulder with a goal of rapidly returning his patients to sporting activities and/or functional activities of daily living. Dr. FitzGibbons also has extensive experience with total knee replacements, along with utilizing the latest technology and surgical techniques in cartilage transplantation.

Dr. FitzGibbons is board certified in orthopedic surgery and has been published in national orthopedic journals. He has been invited to present his findings at national meetings for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Outside of work, he is a dedicated husband and father to three daughters.  He is an active participant, spectator, and promoter of all sports.  In his spare time, Dr. FitzGibbons enjoys skiing, snowboarding, golf, and biking.  He has volunteered his time as a team physician for the St. Vrain Valley School District for the past 25 years.

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