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Richard P. Meinig, M.D.

Richard P. Meinig, M.D.

Richard P. Meinig, M.D.

Specializing in Trauma and Fracture Care, Spine Surgery, and Sports Medicine
Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Meinig is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. His practice runs the gamut from general orthopaedics to spine surgery. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio.

Dr. Meinig completed a fellowship in traumatology in Stuttgart, Germany and Davos, Switzerland. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rocky Mountain Traumatological Society, a medical advisor for BMW CCA car racing, and a medical provider for US Cycling Velodrome.

He has been an AO course director on fractures and a lecturer on deformity, bone defects, and reconstruction. Outside of the office, Dr. Meinig enjoys mountaineering, astronomy, scuba diving, vintage cars and motorcycles, dog sledding and mountain biking.

He specializes in trauma and fracture care, spine surgery, and sports medicine.

Medical Degree
University of Texas Medical School
San Antonio, Texas

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Denver, Colorado

Traumatology Fellowship
Katharinen Hospital
Stuttgart, West Germany
Klinik Rechts der Isar
Munich, West Germany
Laboratory for Experimental Surgery
Swiss Research Institute, Davos

Professional Affiliations

  • Colorado Medical Society
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Rocky Mountain Trauma Society
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • Western Orthopaedic Association
  • El Paso County Medical Society
  • International Council of Motor Sport Sciences
  • AO/ASIF Alumni Association

Community Affiliations

  • Rocky Mountain Field Institute
  • Sled Dog Club and International Sled Dog Racing Association, Colorado Mountain Mushers
  • NORBA Veteran Mountain Bike Races
  • Colorado Springs Astronomical Society
  • BMW Vintage Car Racing