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Welcome to the practice of Dr. Peter J. Millett, shoulder surgeon and sports medicine specialist at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado.

Dr. Millett has been ranked among the top 1% of orthopaedic surgeons by U.S. News & World Reports and has been awarded the distinctions of "Top Doctors" and "Best Doctors in America".  He specializes in disorders of the shoulder, knee, and elbow as well as the treatment of all sports injuries.


frase4Keeping 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.


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.

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:

His 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.


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 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.




Dr. Peter Millett Selected as Chair of the Research Committee at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Arthroscopy Association of North America
Peter Millett MD attended the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Arthroscopy Association of North America in Hollywood, Florida. The Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) is the
The Steadman Clinic Named as a National Medical Center for the United States Olympic Committee
It was announced on Monday, March 3, 2014 that The Steadman Clinic, along side The Steadman Philippon Research Institute will be one of two National Medical Centers within the
Arthroscopy Association of North America Selects Peter Millett MD to Discuss Acromioclavicular Joint Reconstruction
The Arthroscopy Association of North America selected Peter Millett MD as one of five experts to discuss acromioclavicular joint reconstruction. As a Colorado shoulder specialist
Peter Millett MD Selected for International Scientific Advisory Board for German Scientific Journal
Peter Millett MD has been selected to be apart of the International Scientific Advisory Board for the German scientific journal “Obere Extremiat” (Upper Extremity), as