Omer Mei-Dan, MD
Associate Professor, Orthopedics

Clinic (303) 441-2219 (
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Gender: Male
Languages: English, Hebrew, Spanish
Department, Section/Division: Orthopedics

Practice Locations

Orthopedics - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
4th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
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CU Sports Medicine and Performance Center
2150 Stadium Drive
Boulder, CO 80309
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Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

  • Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Conditions & Treatments
  • Bones, Joints and Muscles
  • Hip Injuries and Disorders
Clinical Interest for Patients
Dr. Mei-Dan is an Israeli-trained and certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip preservation surgery consisting of hip arthroscopy, cartilage regeneration, and acetabulum realignment techniques. He also performs non-operative injections modalities for the conservative treatments for joint and articular cartilage lesions, having learnt these skills as a Fellow and surgeon at specialized centers around the world: Israel, Spain, New Zealand, Australia, and the United States.

Care Philosophy
My philosophy of care is a commitment to my patients and their families to deliver care that is supported by the highest order of compassion, innovation, science, and technology.

Personal Interests
In addition to his medical career, Dr. Mei-Dan is a world-renowned extreme sports athlete. For more than 20 years, he has been involved in numerous disciplines including mountaineering, wing-suit flying, and BASE jumping. He has played an active role within the extreme sports community, establishing and organizing a number of innovative extreme sports events. Dr. Mei-Dan's personal interest and curiosity in these sports has led to further research in extreme sports. Recent publications have focused on climbing and BASE jumping injuries as well as observing the mental characteristics and hormonal changes exhibited by extreme sports athletes.

Information for Referring Providers

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers
Labral Reconstruction, Ligamentum Teres Reconstruction, Capsular Reconstruction, Femoroacetabular Impingement Treatment, Labral & Cartilage Repair, Pelvic & Femoral Corrective Osteotomies.

Research Interest for Referring Providers
Over the past eight years, Dr. Mei-Dan has established prospective randomized controlled studies, the highest level of clinical research, in the management of sports injuries and in particular around the hip joint and with the use of the developing field of platelet-rich plasma. These projects in Israel, New Zealand, and Australia are now yielding results and outcomes to direct future treatment and research. He has published more than 30 peer review articles and seven book chapters, and is currently authoring his own textbook on extreme sports injuries.
Clinic Phone: (303) 441-2219 (
Fax Phone: (303) 441-2230