Our group brings together important components of patient care:
The Extremities at Risk team focuses on treatment of extremity problems.
Our main areas of treatment are:
Dr. Ron Hugate was interviewed by Josh Elliot and Matt Lauer on The Today Show on October 17, 2014 as part of the NFL stories series, hosted by NBC. Dr. Hugate discussed how his participation in football when growing up has influenced his work as an orthopedic oncologist. He explained how important a team of experts has been in developing The Denver Clinic's bone cancer treatment protocol which has the achieved the best reported long-term survival for kids and adults diagnosed with bone cancer compared to all other cancer centers. He credits the expertise of the medical specialists, nurses and other healthcare providers in the success of the protocol used at The Denver Clinic. To watch the Today Show interview click here>>>
The cornerstone of Extremities at Risk Program is a weekly clinical conference where medical specialists gather to discuss clinical issues and potential patient treatment plans. The clinical conference matches advanced protocols or successful new surgical techniques to the individual patient. The treating physician will often return with follow-up information about the results, aiding in future discussions regarding patients with similiar problems.
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|Trystain Johnson, MD|
Dr. Trystain D. Johnson is a Board Certified Radiologist specializing in both Musculoskeletal Radiology and Diagnostic Radiology. He graduated summa cum laude with an undergraduate degree from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. His M.D. was obtained from the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo, where he earned many honors, including selection to the AOA (Alpha Omega Alpha) honor society in his junior year. His Radiology Residency education was from the University of Colorado, where he also completed a dedicated year of musculoskeletal imaging fellowship training. In addition to his radiology duties at Diversified, Dr. Johnson is the Chair of the Musculoskeletal Section and contributes to various committees within the practice. Dr. Johnson is a leader in the Denver musculoskeletal community, where he has been involved in the instruction of various medical students and residents, routinely participates in community-wide conferences, has given lectures to medical residents, and has served as Clinical Radiology Faculty for the University of Colorado. He has contributed to articles for publications specific to musculoskeletal imaging and has lectured for a regional conference.