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Ryan R. Fader, M.D.

Dr. Fader is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip arthroscopy, sports injuries of the hip, and knee. His sub-specialty training and interests include hip arthroscopy for hip impingement/labral tears, knee cartilage restoration/transplant, treatment of primary/revision ACL injuries, other ligamentous injuries of the knee, and meniscal injuries.

Team physician / Assistant Physician Experiences

  • New York Rangers Hockey Club (NHL)
  • New York Red Bulls team (MLS)
  • New York Liberty (WNBA)
  • NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Sweet 16 Tournament
  • University of Denver Athletics- Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Gymnastics (NCAA)
  • Denver Public Schools - Varsity Football
  • Colorado “Smackdown” State Wrestling Tournament

Patient Testimonials

  • Dr. Fader is always excellent...he's informative, asks good questions and I've recommended him to family & friends.
  • Dr. Fader is an great doctor. He made things easy to understand, gave multiple options for issues that may arise in the future and took time to listen to my concerns and take them into consideration while developing a future treatment plan if necessary. Hands down the best experience I've had in a d...
  • [...] the doctor was very kind. I was very appreciative that the Dr. knew exactly what I was dealing with and exactly how he felt he would go about fixing it.
  • I'm so glad that I was referred to Dr. Fader for my Labrum repair, femoroplasty and impingement. He was able to figure out my problem and gave me my options. Being I'm very active, it was a mutual agreement that surgery was the best option.It's almost 2 weeks since surgery and looking forward to spr...
  • Dr. Fader Saw [...] for an injury to her knee. He did an outstanding job of reviewing her MRI, giving us feedback and spending time with [...] to discuss post injury protocol.

Latest Arthrosocpic Techniques Specialist in Postless Hip Arthroscopy

Postless hip arthroscopy is a minimally-invasive surgical technique that does not involve the use of perineal posts. Surgery is performed by arthroscopy. An arthroscope is a small, fiber-optic instrument consisting of a lens, light source, and video camera. The camera projects images of the inside of the joint onto a large monitor, allowing your surgeon to look for any damage, assess the type of injury and repair it.

Dr. Fader in the Media

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  • Hip Injuries in Hockey:
    “Coach- my hip hurts!”

    As Minnesota hockey season winds down and professional hockey playoffs get started , we took a little time to review common hip issues in hockey players with Dr. Ryan Fader. He shares details on common hockey hip issues below.

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