Ernest E. Braxton Jr. M.D.

Braxton Jr.

Dr. Braxton is a board-certified neurosurgeon specializing in complex and minimally invasive spine surgery, as well as brain tumors and neurotrauma. He first fell in love with the Rocky Mountains while studying at the United States Air Force Academy, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He completed medical school at the University… READ MORE

Nathan L. Cafferky M.D.
Specialty: Orthopaedics


Early on in his residency at the Geisinger Orthopaedic Institute at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA, Dr. Nathan Cafferky was serving on the joint replacement service treating an elderly, debilitated patient who was wheelchair-bound. Previous surgeons had decided they couldn’t help, but through careful planning and establishing goals with… READ MORE

Thomas Clanton M.D.
Specialty: Orthopaedics


Dr. Thomas O. Clanton is the director of foot and ankle sports medicine for The Steadman Clinic. He is recognized for his work as an orthopaedic surgeon, and specializes in sports and traumatic injuries to the lower extremities, with an emphasis on the foot and ankle. Dr. Clanton was selected… READ MORE

Donald S. Corenman M.D., D.C.
Specialty: Orthopaedics


Dr. Donald S. Corenman joined The Steadman Clinic in 1998 and specializes in disorders of the spine and neck. A native of Southern California, Dr. Corenman was born and raised in Los Angeles. He went to undergraduate college at California State University, Northridge and subsequently to the Los Angeles College… READ MORE

Richard Cunningham M.D.
Specialty: Orthopaedics


After receiving his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine in 1997, Dr. Cunningham completed an orthopaedic surgery residency from the University of Utah School of Medicine and an orthopaedic sports medicine fellowship from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Cunningham is board certified by the… READ MORE

Erik Dorf M.D.
Specialty: Orthopaedics


Born and raised in Eagle County, Dr. Dorf left the Valley to pursue his undergraduate degree from Middlebury College and his medical degree from the University of Colorado. Dr. Dorf also completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery from Wake Forest University and a residency in orthopaedic surgery… READ MORE

Matthew Ehrlich M.D.
Specialty: Ophthalmology


Matthew Ehrlich, MD is the Vail Valley's only full-time, Colorado licensed medical eye doctor. A board certified ophthalmologist, he has performed LASIK surgery for over 16 years and has done over 14,000 cataract surgeries. He is the author of How to See Like a Hawk When You're Blind as a… READ MORE

John Paul Elton M.D.
Specialty: Orthopaedics


After receiving his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Colorado, Dr. Elton completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center and his foot and ankle fellowship at the Harvard Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. Dr. Elton specializes in physiologically complicated foot… READ MORE

Thos A. Evans M.D.
Specialty: Pain Management


Dr. Thos A. Evans practices comprehensive pain management for a full spectrum of pain conditions, utilizing physical and psychological therapy, as well as medication management when appropriate. His focus is primarily diagnostic and he performs therapeutic procedures to reduce pain and restore function as necessary. Additionally, he uses regenerative medicine… READ MORE

Thomas Hackett M.D.
Specialty: Orthopaedics


After receiving his undergraduate degree from The Colorado College, Dr. Hackett attended the University of Wyoming and finished his medical degree at Creighton University School of Medicine. He then completed a general surgery internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at the New England Medical Center at Tufts University. He also pursued… READ MORE

C. Thomas Haytmanek Jr. M.D.
Specialty: Orthopaedics

Haytmanek Jr.

Dr. C. Thomas Haytmanek, a foot and ankle specialist who has worked in the Boise, Idaho for the past three years, will join the surgical staff at The Steadman Clinic in Vail on Sept. 18. For Haytmanek, 35, the move to Vail represents a homecoming of sorts, as he served… READ MORE

Terrell Joseph M.D.
Specialty: Orthopaedics


Dr. Joseph received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine. After spending five years in New Orleans, where he completed his residency at the Charity Hospital, Dr. Joseph moved to New Zealand to do a specialty fellowship training in arthroscopic… READ MORE

David Karli M.D.
Specialty: Pain Management


Dr. Karli joined The Steadman Clinic in 2003 and specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal injection therapies and regenerative medicine. His expertise in interventional treatment of spinal and musculoskeletal disorders provides an additional dimension of expertise to The Steadman Clinic. Dr. Karli's clinical interest in regenerative medicine and the… READ MORE

Raymond H. Kim M.D.
Specialty: Orthopaedics


Committed to providing patients with surgical expertise and knowledge, Dr. Kim specializes in adult reconstruction, primary knee and hip replacements, and hip replacements as well as anterior hip replacements, knee arthroscopy, sports medicine, and ligament reconstruction. Dr. Kim was awarded the prestigious John Insall Award for research on total knee… READ MORE

Stephen Laird M.D.
Specialty: Gastroenterology


After completing his gastroenterology and epatology fellowship, Dr. Laird served as a faculty member at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center where he pursued his dual interests of clinical education and research focusing on colon cancer screening and treatment. Dr. Laird treats patients with a wide array of gastrointestinal… READ MORE

Robert LaPrade M.D.
Specialty: Orthopaedics


Dr. Robert F. LaPrade is a complex orthopaedic knee surgeon at The Steadman Clinic, as well as the Chief Medical Officer, Deputy Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship Program and Director of the International Research Scholar Program at the Steadman Philippon Research Institute. With a concentration on complex knee injuries… READ MORE

W. Jason Martin M.D.
Specialty: Plastic Surgery


Board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Martin is fellowship trained and specializes in aesthetic plastic surgery. His practice focuses on rejuvenation of the face, breast and body. By mixing advancements in technology, less invasive surgical techniques and combination therapies, his results are befitting of his patients… READ MORE

Joel M. Matta M.D.
Specialty: Orthopaedics


Dr. Joel Matta is an Orthopaedic Surgeon Practicing Hip and Pelvic Reconstruction. He is the founder and director of the Hip and Pelvis Institute at St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif. A veteran of 35 years in the practice of orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Matta also is the founding… READ MORE

Brian Maurer D.P.M.
Specialty: Podiatry


Dr. Maurer is a 1995 graduate of the William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine and completed a two-year foot and ankle surgical residency in Chicago. He has been in practice in Colorado since 1997. Dr. Maurer has training and experience in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery including… READ MORE

Peter Millett M.D.
Specialty: Orthopaedics


Selected as one of the "Top Doctors in America" by U.S. News and World Report - a list which is comprised of less than just 1% of physicians in the entire U.S. - Dr. Peter J. Millett is an orthopaedic surgeon and partner at the internationally renowned Steadman Clinic in… READ MORE

Marc Philippon M.D.
Specialty: Orthopaedics


Dr. Marc Philippon is a world-renowned orthopaedic hip surgeon, hip specialist and partner at The Steadman Clinic. He is also the Co-Chief Science Officer, Co-Chairman of Scientific Advisory Committee, Co-Director of Sports Medicine Fellowship and Director of Hip Research at The Steadman Philippon Research Institute. His practice focuses on hip-related… READ MORE

Matthew T. Provencher M.D.
Specialty: Orthopaedics


Dr. Matthew Provencher, Chief of Sports Medicine Service at Massachusetts General Hospital and Medical Director and Head Team Physician of last year's National Football League's Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots, is joining the staff at The Steadman Clinic and Steadman Philippon Research Institute. Dr. Provencher will focus on treatment… READ MORE

Scott Raub D.O.
Specialty: Pain Management


Dr. Raub received his medical degree at Nova-Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine and then continued to the Loyola University Medical Center in Illinois, where he completed his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency. Dr. Raub completed his sports medicine fellowship at the Lutheran General Hospital, a University of Chicago Affiliate.… READ MORE

William Sterett M.D.
Specialty: Orthopaedics


After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of California at San Diego, Dr. Sterett stayed on the West Coast to study at the University of California at Davis, where he completed his medical degree and was the recipient of the UC Regent's Academic Scholarship. Dr. Sterett also completed his… READ MORE

R Casey Strahan M.D.
Specialty: Otolaryngology (ENT)


Dr. Strahan has been taking care of patients in the Vail Valley since 2002 and offers a full range of medical and surgical services for diseases and disorders of the ear, nose and throat. His areas of special interest include pediatric ENT, trauma and reconstructive surgery, allergy and sinus diseases,… READ MORE

Randy W. Viola M.D.
Specialty: Orthopaedics


Hand, Wrist and Elbow Specialist Medical Consultant to the US Ski Team and Denver Broncos (NFL) Dr. Randy W. Viola joined The Steadman Clinic in 1999 and specializes in disorders of the hand, wrist, and elbow with special interest in trauma, arthroscopy, and sports-related disorders. Dr. Viola graduated magna cum… READ MORE