Ryan Carr, MD
Rosalind Franklin University/Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL
Department of General Surgery, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
CASE Shoulder Fellowship, Cleveland, OH
Adult Reconstruction – Hip and Knee, Colorado Orthopaedic Research Institute, Denver, CO
Observership, Steadman Phillippon Institute, Vail, CO
Traveling Fellowship Advanced Techniques in Shoulder Surgery, Annecy, France
Colorado Medical License
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Board Certified
United States Medical Licensing Examination Certified
Dr. Carr is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in disorders of the shoulder, hip and knee. Procedures he performs includes joint replacement, advanced arthroscopic reconstruction surgery and fracture management. Prior to practicing in Denver, he was team physician for both professional and high school sports teams.
He has received the following awards and honors:
Vernon L. Nickel Research Award, 2014, Orthopaedic Research Association
Emergency Specialty Award, Society of Critical Care Medicine, 35th Critical Care Congress
Golden Key National Honors Society – Recognizes juniors and seniors in the top 15% of their class
The National Dean’s List – Recognizes 1/2 of one percent of the students from our nation’s 3,000 colleges and universities
Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence, University of Colorado
He participated in the following publications (peer review and chapter):
Carr R, Shishani Y, Gobezie R. “Rehab for the 21st Century… Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement.” August 2014
Soulii L, Carr R, Meininger A, Gonzalez M. “A Novel Method for Predicting the Relationship of the Superior Gluteal Nerve to the Lateral Approach in Total Hip Arthroplasty.” 2013
Gonzalez M, Carr R, Walton S, Mihalko W. “The Evolution and Modern Use of Metal-on-Metal Bearings in Total Hip Arthroplasty.” Instr Course Lect 2011;60:247-255.
Ayoub IM, Wang S, Radhakrishnan J, Kolarova JD, Lyu T, Carr R, Gazmuri RJ. “Cytochrome c: a novel biomarker for predicting survival after cardiac resuscitation.” Crit Care Med 2005;33:A24.
Carr R, Shishani Y, Gobezie R. “How Accurate Are We in Detecting Biceps Tendinopathy? Clinics in Sports Medicine.” 2016;47-55.
Carr R, Shishani Y, Flocken J, Gobezie R. “Revision of Total Shoulder Arthroplasty to Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. Advanced Reconstruction Shoulder 2.” 2016;487-496.
Carr R, League A. “Hallux Valgus. Pocket Orthopaedic Surgery.” 2015
Carr R, League A. “Lisfranc Injuries. Pocket Orthopaedic Surgery.” 2015
Dr. Carr joined the medical staff of Prowers Medical Center in February 2020.
Prowers Medical Center Clinic
403 Kendall Drive
Lamar CO 81052
Dr. Carr visits the Prowers Medical Center Orthopedic Clinic every other Monday.