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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 performed surgery on my right hip, and then 6 weeks later performed surgery on my left hip. I was very nervous as I had never had surgery before. Dr. Fader and his team made me feel comfortable and even though my surgeries happened during COVID, they went seamlessly! My recovery was smooth...
  • There are no words to express the gratitude I feel toward Dr. Fader. I used to be a very athletic, energetic and always on the go type of person and after an injury and a couple of previous unsuccessful labral tear repairs from other orthopedic surgeons in the past my chances of ever feeling normal...
  • Dr Fader,
    I can not thank you enough for taking the referral from Dr. Anderson and seeing me so quickly. From our initial meeting to the completion of the surgery, you were so present, kind and helpful. I just want you to know that I have had no pain and am out walking the dog 48 hours after...
  • 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...

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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