Orthopedic Knee, Elbow and Shoulder Specialist Colorado
Shoulder Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist Vail, CO
Dr. Peter Millett is an orthopaedic surgeon and 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 orthopaedic 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.
Dr. Millett is frequently invited to train other orthopaedic surgeons from around the globe on procedures such as:
- CAM arthroscopic shoulder surgery
- arthroscopic double-row rotator cuff repair
- Latarjet procedures (bone grafting of the glenoid) for shoulder instability
- proximal humerus fracture repair
- shoulder replacement surgery
- AC joint repair
- AC joint injuries
- distal biceps rupture
- snapping scapula syndrome
- arthrofibrosis of the knee
- sternoclavicular joint injuries
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 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.