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James Genuario, M.D.
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist

Dr. Genuario, a native of Colorado, began his love of sports medicine while participating in athletics at the great University of Notre Dame. There he earned a BS in biology and a minor in Anthropology, but most importantly met the love of his life, Kristy. Together, they journeyed to Chicago where he secured a medical doctorate while graduating AOA from Northwestern University. They continued their travels east to Dartmouth College to pursue an orthopaedic surgery residency. While at Dartmouth, both his degrees and his family expanded as he earned a master's degree focusing on health policy while spending a year involved in the prestigious American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery's Health Policy Fellowship. Dr. Genuario and his family of five returned to Colorado to complete his orthopaedic graining with a fellowship in sports medicine at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic Denver. During this year, he served as a physician for both the Colorado Rockies and the Denver Broncos Football Club. Currently, Dr. Genuario serves as a Team Physician for the Colorado Rockies, Denver Nuggets, and the Colorado Rapids as well as a consultant for the Colorado Ballet. He is an associate editor for the American Journal of Sports Medicine, a reviewer for Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, and lectures both nationally and internationally on sports medicine. His areas of expertise include hip preservation surgery, athletic injuries around the hip, minimally invasive shoulder and knee arthroscopy, and the cutting-edge science of platelet rich plasma and biologic therapy including stem cell treatment. As an active researcher, Dr. Genuario has contributed to the advancement of orthopaedics with publications of numerous articles, abstracts and book chapters. He has has a particular interest in the establishment of cost-effective patient care. Dr. Genuario hopes he can take care of you as if you are family.

Care Philosophy

My philosophy of care is a commitment to my patients and their families to deliver care that is supported by the highest order of compassion, innovation, science, and technology.

Education

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine (2003)

Graduate Schools:
  • MS, Dartmouth College (2006)

Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Notre Dame (IN) (1999)

Internships:
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Program (2004)

Residency Program:
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Program, Orthopedic Surgery (2009)

Fellowship:
  • 2005-2006 AAOS Washington Health Policy Fellowship
  • 2009-2010 Steadman Hawkins Clinic Denver Sports Medicine Fellowship

Hospital Affiliation

  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Highlands Ranch Hospital
  • Sky Ridge Medical Center

Clinical Interest for Patients

Specializing in the care of recreational and professional athletes, Dr. Genuario’s areas of expertise include: athletic hip injuries and femoral acetabular impingement, hip preservation surgery, various knee and shoulder injuries, as well as minimally invasive shoulder and knee arthroscopy, orthopaedic trauma, and the cutting-edge science of regenerative medicine, including stem cells and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy.

Personal Interests

In addition to the care of recreational and professional athletes, Dr. Genuario enjoys spending time with his family and youth sports, hiking and skiing

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Board Certification
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hip preservation and Athletic Injuries of the hip including hamstring and gluteal injuries

Professional Memberships

  • AANA, Member
  • AAOS, Member
  • AAOSM, Member
  • ISHA, Member

Research & Grants

Research interests for Patients:

As an active researcher, Dr. Genuario has contributed to the advancement of orthopaedics by publishing numerous articles, abstracts and book chapters. He continues to present at conferences across the country and has a particular interest in the establishment of cost-effective patient care.