DR. Hugh McPherson

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Dr. McPherson is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon. He is originally from Canada and completed his orthopedic surgery residency and medical school at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver Canada. He completed a fellowship in spine surgery in 2000 at the University of Western Ontario in London Canada. He completed a second spine fellowship in Nottingham England as an AO Foundation Fellow in 2001. He has lived in the Denver area for over 20 years. He specializes in spine surgery and the treatment of disorders of the spine. He has served as the Medical Director at the Musculoskeletal Center in Thorton. He was also chair of the Department of Orthopedics at North Suburban Medical Center. He volunteered at Denver health and held an appointment at the University of Colorado. Dr. McPherson specializes in MySpine technology. These are patient specific guides that allow for a smaller incision, less surgical exposure, and greater accuracy in the placement of fixation for patients requiring a low back fusion. This has allowed patients to avoid a lengthy hospital stay and to go home within 23 hours and even the same day. He also strongly believes in motion preservation and use of disc replacements whenever possible for the treatment of cervical (Neck) spine disorders.

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