Michael P. Wertz, MD
Dr. Wertz graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder in
1978 with a double major in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Business
Finance. His medical degree was earned at Case Western Reserve
University in 1982. He did an internship in General Surgery at The
University of Vermont in 1982-1983. He did his orthopedic surgery
training at the University of Vermont from 1983- 1987. Dr. Wertz has
recently been board recertified by the American Board of orthopedic
surgery in 2009. He is a member of the Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Dr. Wertz has subspecialty interests in adult reconstructive surgery
and has performed over 1000 total joints of the hip, knee and shoulder.
He has been a presenter/moderator at the Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
(AAOS) annual meetings and has been an instructor for total joint
implantation at the Academy meeting (AAOS). His other subspecialty
interests include sports medicine and hand surgery.
Dr. Wertz has been an orthopedic consultant at the University of
Colorado and continues to see many university students. He is an instructor for custom knee arthroplasty. He continues to
take orthopedic trauma call at Boulder Community Hospital and Centura
Avista Adventist Hospital.
Dr. Wertz is an avid sports enthusiast having competed in skiing,
tennis, football, and wrestling. When not performing orthopedic
surgery, he continues to pursue skiing, tennis, biking, running and
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