Steven Morgan, MD
Steve Morgan, MD is from Arcadia, California. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He received his medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. Dr. Morgan completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Additional fellowship training in Orthopaedic Traumatology was completed at the Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina.
Dr. Morgan started his professional practice in Orthopaedic Trauma at Denver Health Medical Center in 1998. During his tenure at Denver Health, he became the Associate Director of the Department of Orthopaedics and Program Director for the Orthopaedic Residency at the University of Colorado. Dr. Morgan’s excellence in Patient Care, Education and Research resulted in being awarded the academic rank of Professor at the School of Medicine. Dr. Morgan left Denver Health and the University of Colorado to join Swedish Medical Center to advance the Orthopaedic Trauma care mission in December of 2010. Dr. Morgan continues to be active in clinical and biomechanical research as it pertains to fracture care. He is a Diplomat to The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, a member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Morgan recently joined HCA-HealthOne Clinic Services and opened MOTUS, Mountain Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons at Swedish. Dr. Morgan is also a physician for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys at the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo, Mountain States Circuit Finals and Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo in Colorado Springs.
Dr. Morgan is primarily interested in the orthopaedic care of the multiply injured patient. He specializes in fractures of the acetabulum, pelvis, and in periarticular fractures of the upper and lower extremities. He has a special interest in minimally invasive fracture fixation, utilizing techniques to minimize trauma to the surrounding soft tissue envelope in the course of fracture surgery. His practice also entails the evaluation and management of complications related to fracture care including nonunions, malunions, and infection. In addition to trauma care Dr Morgan maintains an elective practice in total joint replacement of the hip. He utilizes an anterior approach that minimizes trauma to the muscles and allows the patient full unrestricted function immediately following surgery.
Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Morgan is affiliated with Swedish Medical Center.
Wade Smith, MD
Wade Smith, M.D. received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Cincinnati. He received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1990. Dr. Smith completed an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He subsequently completed a one year Fellowship in Orthopaedic Traumatology at the University of Pittsburgh. He passed his oral boards in Orthopaedic Surgery and became a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery in 1998. He performed additional fellowships for limb salvage in Lecco, Italy and Kurgan, Russia. After developing a high volume trauma service at Denver Health Medical Center he became Director of the Department in 2002 until 2009. He served on the Governor appointed State Trauma Board as the representative for Level 1 Trauma Surgeons in Colorado. Dr. Smith joined Geisinger Health Systems as the Director of Orthopaedic Trauma and Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery in June 2009. He returned to Colorado in June 2011 to join his long time practice partner and research collaborator, Steven Morgan MD with the Mountain Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons at Swedish Medical Center (MOTUS).
Dr. Smith’s practice consists of 95% Orthopaedic Trauma. His primary clinical focus centers on the Orthopaedic care of the multiply injured patient, unstable pelvic fractures, acetabular fractures, nonunions, infection and periarticular fracture management. Dr. Smith is active in research and regularly teaches at local, national and international levels. He is a participating member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, American Orthopaedic Association, American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, American Association for Surgery and Trauma and an AO Professor. He also serves on the editorial boards of numerous journals and continues to train and mentor clinician researchers from around the world.
Dr. Smith is affiliated with Swedish Medical Center.