Joshua Snyder, MD

Joshua Snyder, MD

Dr. Josh Snyder is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in hip scope surgery and sports medicine for patients at the Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies.

Dr. Snyder’s specialty in minimally invasive surgery involves the repair of cartilage tears and other injuries and conditions that affect the hip, especially in younger individuals. His specialty is known medically as hip arthroscopy.

Dr. Snyder has patient appointments in our Fort Collins, Loveland, and Greeley, CO, offices. He is OCR’s only hip arthroscopy specialist.

He has experience with a variety of hip injuries and conditions. Dr. Snyder enjoys helping people of all ages regain their health and ability to engage in their favorite sports or recreational pursuits, or return to work. Dr. Snyder also works with athletes of all ages, helping them to recover from injuries they suffered during their team or individual sports.

He obtained undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Illinois.

Dr. Snyder earned his M.D. degree from Chicago Medical School (2003).

Dr. Snyder completed his five-year orthopaedic residency at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL (2003-2008).

He has advanced training as an orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon through a fellowship program at the University of Chicago Hospital (2008-2009).

Fellowship programs provide a sixth year of highly specialized training for an orthopaedic surgeon following the completion of residency program. The additional training gives a surgeon the opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge and skills in their area of interest.

He takes care of patients from OCR’s service area of northern Colorado, Wyoming, and western Nebraska. He performs surgery at hospitals and surgery centers in Fort Collins, Loveland, and Greeley.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Snyder enjoys spending time with his wife Stacey and their three children. His other interests include hunting, fishing, and hockey.



Member, Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies
2015 — Present

•  Medical Group Practice in Northern Colorado

Fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgery
2008-2009 – University of Chicago Hospital

Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery
2004-2008 – Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

Internship in General Surgery
2003-2004 – Loyola University Medical Center

Medical Degree
1999-2003 — Chicago Medical School

M. S. Degree
1997-1999 – University of Illinois, Champaign, IL

B. S. Degree
1997-1999 – University of Illinois, Champaign, IL



Hip Arthroscopy
Read more in our Sports Medicine-Concussion Center booklet
Learn More About Common Orthopaedic Conditions & Surgeries
Patient Information on Orthopaedic Conditions from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons


  • Hip Scope Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Knee Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
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