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Orthopedic Knee, Elbow & Shoulder Surgeon

Dr. Peter Millett, Sports Medicine Specialist in Vail, CO

Peter Millett, M.D., M.Sc. is an orthopedic knee, elbow and shoulder specialist.  He is a partner at the internationally renowned Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado and Scientific Advisory Board Member at the Steadman Philippon Research Institute.   Ranked among the top 1% of orthopedic surgeons by U.S. News & World Reports and awarded the distinctions of “Top Doctors” and “Best Doctors in America,” Dr. Millett specializes in treating sports-related injuries and disorders of the:

Who Are We?

Dr. Millett’s practice remains focused on advanced arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee, and elbow, as well as complex and revision surgery for challenging cases or failed surgeries.

The CAM (Comprehensive Arthroscopic Management) procedure, pioneered by Dr. Millett, is an advanced arthroscopic shoulder surgery for treating osteoarthritis that has been clinically shown to decrease pain and improve joint function.  It helps young, active patients with arthritis preserve their joints and older patients delay or avoid shoulder replacement surgery.

As an internationally recognized shoulder specialist, Dr. Millett is frequently invited to train other orthopaedic surgeons from around the globe on procedures such as:

He is also well known for treating less common conditions, such as:

What is Our Mission?

Keeping active people active through excellence in clinical care, orthopaedic research, and education is our mission.

From professional athletes to weekend warriors, patients literally come from around the world seeking our cutting-edge orthopaedic surgery techniques.

Dr. Millett previously served on the faculty at Harvard Medical School, where he performed orthopaedic surgery, taught, and conducted medical research.  He continues his research today at the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. With expertise as a knee, elbow, and shoulder surgeon, Dr. Millett is widely recognized for his contributions to the fields of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.

How Does Our Research Improve Patient Outcomes?

Athletes from the NFL, NBA, MLB, PGA, NHL, Formula 1, X-Games, and the Olympics have trusted Dr. Millett and his team to keep them at their peak. Patients from all levels, however, still receive the same world-class orthopaedic treatment, from initial diagnosis through full rehabilitation.

Dr. Millett – knee, elbow and shoulder specialist – brings years of experience, evidence from the latest medical research and the most innovative treatments to each patient encounter. This translates into faster and more complete recoveries for our patients.

Based upon our own patient outcome data collected for more than twenty years, Dr. Millett will recommend the best treatment proven to help you return to your active lifestyle, at the level you desire. Each patient’s personal and athletic goals are always considered in the treatment plan.

When orthopaedic surgery is needed, we provide the latest and cutting-edge surgical techniques and do so in a highly personalized and compassionate way.

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Latest News

Shoulder and Knee Surgeries Latest in Kaepernick’s Push Toward 2016 Comeback

Colin Kaepernick underwent surgery Wednesday in Vail, Colorado, to not only fix a thumb ligament but also clean up his left knee, a source close to the 49ers quarterback said.  

Dr. Millett Honored with Outstanding Teacher Award from the Steadman Philippon Research Institute Fellowship Class of 2016

From left to right: Drs Jack Anavian, Travis Menge, Peter Millett, Justin Mitchell, Jon Frank, Scott Montgomery and Alex Vap Dr. Peter Millett honored with the outstanding teacher award form The Steadman Clinic [...]

Dr. Millett Named Member of Visionary Research Society of the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation

Dr. Millett named a member of the visionary research society of the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF). The Visionary Research Society recognizes individuals who have demonstrated their commitment to orthopaedic research by supporting grants for [...]

Dr. Millett Hosts First Vail International Shoulder Symposium

The first Vail International Shoulder Symposium was held in Vail on June 24th and 25th. This two day invitation-only, educational event sponsored by Arthrex, a leading medical device manufacturer in the field of orthopaedics and [...]

Congratulations to Andre Roberts on His Commitment to the Detroit Lions

The franchise signed veteran Andre Roberts on Monday morning, and former Pro Bowl receiver Anquan Boldin is visiting the club Monday, sources told ESPN Insider Adam Schefter.

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