Ryan Hartman, MD

Ryan Hartman, MD

Dr. Ryan Hartman is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who has patient appointments at our Fort Collins, Loveland, and Greeley, CO, offices.

Dr. Hartman was born and raised in Wyoming, and spent his high school years in Fort Collins, graduating from Fort Collins High School in 1993.

He enjoys helping people regain their health and ability to engage in their favorite sports or recreational pursuits. Dr. Hartman specializes in taking care of people of all ages who have a sports or athletic injury, as well as pediatric patients from newborns through teen-agers.

Dr. Hartman has experience with many kinds of sports injuries and children’s orthopaedic conditions.

He completed advanced training in both pediatric orthopaedics and sports medicine surgery through fellowship programs at Children’s Hospital in Aurora, CO (2010), and the Cincinnati Sports Medicine Center, respectively (2009-2010). Fellowship programs provide additional, highly specialized training for a physician following the completion of their residency program. The additional training gives orthopaedic surgeons the opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge and skills in their area of interest.

Dr. Hartman completed his residency training in orthopaedic surgery at Vanderbilt University.

At OCR, he is the primary physician for the care of children’s orthopaedic conditions. He succeeded Roger Sobel, MD, as the practice’s pediatric specialist. Dr. Sobel retired in 2010. Dr. Hartman joined OCR in January 2011.

In sports medicine, Dr. Hartman joins Drs. Rocci Trumper, Dale Martin, Sean Grey, and David Beard in providing surgery for athletic and recreational inujuries.

He holds board certification through the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and takes care of patients from OCR’s service area of northern Colorado, Wyoming, and western Nebraska.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Hartman enjoys spending time with his family, as well as traveling, playing tennis, running, reading, skiing, and hiking.



  • Member, Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies
    2011 — Present
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedics
    2010 — Children’s Hospital, Aurora, CO
  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine
    2009-2010 — Cincinnati Sports Medicine Center, OH
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
    2005-2009 — Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • Internship in General Surgery
    2004-2005 — Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
  • Medical Degree
    2000-2004 — University of Colorado, Denver
  • B. S. Degree
    1999 — Brigham Young University, Provo, UT



Read more in our Sports Medicine-Concussion Center booklet
Patient Surgical Animations from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Learn More About Common Orthopaedic Conditions & Surgeries
Patient Information from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Patient Information from the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America 


  • Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • Sports Medicine
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