Jose Cesteros

National Masters Track and Field Athlete

“Dr. Millett sutured my right arm rotator cuff and subsequently performed a capsul release surgery on it two months later. The picture was from the national masters track and field championships at Wake Forest University this year. The shoulder is doing well and we will get ready for the indoor season this Winter. Thanks again for your successful efforts in my behalf.”




Dominic Pallone

Mother of Jaxon Pallone, Defensive Lineman, #56 for the Broomfield High School Eagles

Broomfield, CO

“Jaxon Pallone, #56 started his sophomore season for the Broomfield High School Eagles last night.

Last season, as a freshman, Jaxon started on the varsity defensive line. His season was plagued with both shoulders painfully dislocating causing soft tissue and bone damage in every game.

This season will be different, all made possible by the amazing work of Dr. Peter Millet and his staff at the Steadman Clinic in Vail.

Following two surgeries and months of rehab, Jaxon felt better in August than he has ever felt. His shoulder are tight and he can play with the confidence knowing that his shoulders won’t give out on him.

A highlight from the game:

It was 4th and goal on the one inch line and Jaxon was lined up in the middle of the defense. The offense had decided to go for the score. The ball was snapped and Jax beat the guy in front of him and hit the QB as he handed it off to the running back, causing a fumble which Jaxon promptly recovered. GOAL LINE STAND! It was a huge play.

Thanks for all you did for Jaxon over the last 9 months.”

Kaycee Dunning


Mother of Robert Dunning, Ballet Dancer

Shoulder Surgery

“Brian was 15 and we thought his career may be over before it started. I still remember Dr Millet’s call from the operating room that he knew he could fix Brian’s shoulder and the tears I had on my face. At age 18, three years later, Brian is on his second year of full scholarship and moving forward to a career in Ballet. We are so grateful and with every lift Brian makes with a partner on stage, I quietly thank God who I know guided the hand of Dr. Peter Millet. More than a wonderful doctor, a wonderful man.”

Jeff Beckman, MD, FACEP

EMS and Prehospital Services Medical Director

Denver, CO

“On Sunday June 22, I sustained a broken clavicle in a bicycle crash one day prior to a booked Carribean trip celebrating our 10 year Anniversary. At that point, I felt the trip was off as I had difficulty getting urgent expertise orthopedic follow up, despite working in the Denver Metro hospital system as a physician. At the spur of the moment, I sent an email that Sunday evening to Dr. Millett inquiring about a next day follow up, certainly without expectations. I received a return call that day by Sue the office manager, and was able to connect with Dr. Millett on a busy Monday. I was greeted by Dr. Millett with an outstanding team of support. He was able to achieve excellent fixation of the fracture through an ORIF repair that same day. Nearly 24 hours later, my wife and I were sipping cocktails on the beach! I am truly grateful for the outstanding care received by Dr. Millet along with Sue and the entire team at Vail Health.”

Dr. Mary Alice Cheney

“I had put off rotator cuff surgery after hearing tales of its associated post-op pain. I am happy to report that I finally had surgery and experienced little to no post-op pain. Thank you Dr. Millet and your wonderful team.”

Brian Gogas

In the spring of 2013, it was suggested that I see Dr. Millett and his team for a second opinion after a year-long effort to rehab my right shoulder following a SLAP repair. This was the BEST decision that I could have made. On September 12, 2013, Dr. Millet and his team performed a biceps tenodesis and subacromial decompression on my right shoulder. I have been so impressed with the care and responsiveness that I have received from setting up my initial visit to scheduling my surgery and through to my 2-week post-op visit. I also wanted to say thanks to those individuals at the Steadman Clinic, Vail Health, and the Howard Head staff that have been involved with my case…all your efforts are greatly appreciated!!!

Tony Yacovetta

“Dr. Millett, I can’t thank you enough for all of the help you’ve given me in getting me back on to a baseball field. My arm feels amazing and your support means the world to me!”

Jonathan Slimovitch

“I really wanted to thank Dr. Millett for doing the sternoclavicular surgery on me. I am so grateful that there was someone who could help me. Before the surgery whenever I reached my arm to shoulder height I had a painful pop. I could not work out, lifting even a jug of milk was something I avoided. Now I am rowing crew on the novice team at UVM and I have no pain. I workout now and never even think about my shoulder. Thank you Dr. Millett for all you have done for me. I am not someone famous, but you have really changed my life, and I am thankful everyday for what I can do now.”

Williston, VT

Larry Trotter

“My prayers have been answered! All thanks be to Dr Peter J. Millett and The Steadman Clinic, as well as The Howard Head Sports Medicine Physical Therapists!  Earlier this year, I sustained shoulder injuries as the result of a buffalo attack while hunting (see full story).  Here is my outcome as of today, November 14, 2012: This is the 6th week of healing and physical therapy since the 3rd surgery October 6th, and my shoulder is at full range of motion and maximum range per prescription for external rotation! It’s been a tough journey since the attack July 3rd, but all prayers have or are currently being answered.  It is with a humble heart my cup runneth over with thankfulness and awe.  Thank you everyone for your prayers and assistance as this process has evolved from life threatening to possible loss of limb to possible loss of function to the final leg of this marathon of full recovery! Amazing! God Bless.”

 Vail Valley, CO

Glenn Browning

“In March of 2012 I tore my right ACL and damaged my meniscus while skiing. In April I traveled from Rhode Island to Vail where Dr. Millett patched me up for the second time in six years. Just recently, in September, I did a Half Iron triathlon and had a personal best in this race. I can’t say thanks enough to Dr. Millett. I committed to this race early in my recovery as a goal to work for, planning that I would just do the bike and swim. I never thought I could do the run. On race day there was never a twinge of pain in my knee and all went extremely well.  I owe a great deal to Dr. Millett, his staff, and the Howard Head PT Clinic for my outcome. My life is centered around being able to do physical things and I can’t fathom not being able to be actively involved. There are plenty of good surgeons in New England, but it has been worth it, traveling to Vail, for the best possible outcome. Thanks again for everything!”

Hope Valley, RI