Adam Seidl, MD - Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon - Shoulder and Elbow Specialist

Adam Seidl, MDBoard Certified Orthopaedic SurgeonShoulder and Elbow Specialist

Dr. Adam Seidl

Dr. Adam SeidlBoard Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Shoulder & Elbow Specialist

Dr. Seidl is a fellowship-trained shoulder and elbow surgeon. He has been trained by and worked with world-renowned shoulder and elbow surgeons in the United States and France. As a Colorado native, Dr. Seidl is an active outdoorsman and enjoys fishing and skiing. Having been an athlete in college, Dr. Seidl has a keen interest in treating athletes, both competitive and recreational.

Dr. Seidl’s clinical expertise includes the diagnosis and treatment of all shoulder and elbow problems. He has advanced training in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery, joint replacement and fracture care. Dr. Seidl is dedicated to understanding the needs of his patients and determining the safest and most effective treatment for each individual.

Employment

Education

Board Certification

Professional Society Membership

Honors

Book Chapters

Publications

Presentations

Personal Interests

Shoulder/Elbow Surgeon: September 2015 – present

Assistant Professor
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, CO

  • Fellowship: September 2015 – November 2015

    Medical University of Nice, France
    Hospital Pasteur 2
    Advanced training in complex shoulder arthroscopy and arthroplasty

  • Fellowship: August 2014 – July 2015

    Thomas Jefferson University/ Rothman Institute Orthopaedics
    ASES Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship
    Advanced training specializing in surgical reconstruction, arthroplasty and arthroscopy for disorders and injuries of the shoulder and elbow.

  • Residency: June 2009 – June 2014

    University of Colorado Department of Orthopaedics
    Orthopaedic Resident

  • Medical School: August 2005 – May 2009

    Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
    Doctor of Medicine

  • Undergraduate: August 2000 – May 2004

    University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
    Bachelor of Science in Biology, Minor in Chemistry

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Certified 7/28/17 thru 12/31/2027

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • Western Orthopaedic Association
  • Colorado Orthopaedic Society
  • Residency – University of Colorado

    Elected to AOA Emerging Leaders Program – June 2013

  • Medical School – Keck SOM of the University of Southern California

    Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society

    3rd/4th Year Dean’s Recognition

    AMA Education/Research Fund Clinical Award

    Student Research Forum Honorable Mention

  • Undergraduate – University of Puget Sound

    Dean’s List 2003 – 2004

    “ACE” – Attitude, Commitment, Effort Award, UPS Varsity Football 2000

  • Seidl AJ, Narzikul A, Abboud J. Arthroscopic Management of Prearthritic and Arthritic Conditions of the Shoulder and the Post-Arthroplasty Shoulder. Rockwood and Matsen’s The Shoulder, 5th Ed. Editors: Rockwood, Matsen. Aug 2016.
  • Seidl AJ, Ramsey M. Dysfunctional Instability of the Elbow. The Elbow and its Disorders, 5th Ed. Editor: Morrey. June 2017.
  • Kraeutler MJ, Seidl AJ. Operative Management of Articular Cartilage Defects in the Glenohumeral Joint. JAAOS. Accepted for publication June 2017
  • Seidl A, Sholder D, Warrender W, Livesey M, Williams G, Abboud J, Namdari S. Early Versus Late Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Proximal Humerus Fractures: Does it Matter? Arch Bone Jt Surg. 5(4):213-220. July 2017
  • Syed UA, Seidl AJ, Hoffman R, Bianchini J, Beredjiklian PK, Abboud JA. Preoperative Sterilization Preparation of the Shoulder: A Comparitive Study Evaluating Commercially Available Applicator Prep Stick. Arch Bone Jt Surg. Epub May 2017
  • Syed UA, Davis DE, Ko JW, Lee BK, Huttman D, Seidl A, Deirmengian D, Abboud JA. Quantitative Anatomical Differences in the Shoulder. Orthopedics. 40(3): 155-160. May 2017.
  • Boileau P, Alami G, Rumian A, Schwartz D, Trojani C, Seidl AJ. The Doubled- Suture Nice Knot. Orthopedics. 40(2): e382-e386. Mar 2017.
  • Seidl AJ, Lombardi N, Lazarus M, et al. Arthroscopic Transosseous versus Transosseous-equivalent Rotator Cuff Repair: Cost, Operative Time, and Outcome Analysis. Am J Orthop. 45(7): E415-E420. Nov/Dec 2016.
  • Black EM, Austin LS, Narzikul A, Seidl AJ, Martens K, Lazarus MD. Comparison of implant cost and surgical time in arthroscopic transosseous and transosseous equivalent rotator cuff repair. JSES. 25(9): 1449-1456. Sept 2016
  • Seidl A, Baldini T, Krughoff K, et al. Biomechanical Assessment of Three Patellar Advancement Procedures for the Treatment of Patella Alta in Children with Cerebral Palsy. Orthopedics. 39(3): e492-497. May 2016.
  • Seidl AJ, Williams GR, Boileau P. Challenges in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Addressing Glenoid Bone Loss. Orthopedics. 39(1): 14-23. Jan/Feb 2016
  • Seidl AJ, Lindeque B. Large Joint Osteoarticular Infection Caused by Mycobacterium Arupense. A Case Report. Orthopedics. 37(9): 848-850. Sept 2014.
  • Ipaktchi K, Seidl AJ, Benegas R, et al. Pirogoff Amputation for a Bilateral Traumatic Lower-extremity Amputee: Indication and Technique. Orthopedics. 37(6): 397-401. June 2014.
  • Muthusamy K, Seidl AJ, Friesen RM, et al. Rectus Femoris Transfer in Children with Cerebral Palsy: Evaluation of Transfer Site and Preoperative Indicators. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 28(6): 674-678. Sept 2008.
  • Muthusamy K, Seidl AJ, Friesen RM, et al. The Effect of Preoperative Baseline Values on Dynamic Hip Function in Children with Cerebral Palsy following PSOAS lengthening surgery. Gait and Posture. 24 (S2): S163-S164
  • Muthusamy K, Seidl AJ, Friesen RM, et al. Rectus Femoris Transfer in Children with Cerebral Palsy: Evaluation of Transfer Site and Preoperative Indicators. Gait and Posture. 24(S2): S137-S138, December 2006
  • Chang FM, Seidl AJ, Muthusamy K, et al. Effectiveness of Instrumented Gait Analysis in Children with Cerebral Palsy – Comparison of Outcomes. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 26(5): 612-616, Sept/Oct 2006.

International Conferences

  • Seidl AJ. The Great Debate. What the Evidence Shows in Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine: Surgical Treatment of Adolescent Shoulder Instability. Podium Presentation. AAPMR. Oct 2017. Denver, CO.
  • Seidl AJ. The Great Debate. What the Evidence Shows in Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine: Surgical Treatment of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries. Podium Presentation. AAPMR. Oct 2017. Denver, CO.
  • Seidl AJ, Sholder D, Warrender W, et al. Early versus Late Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Proximal Humerus Fractures: Does it Matter? Podium Presentation. SECEC. Sept 2017. Berlin, Germany
  • Seidl AJ, Sholder D, Warrender W, et al. Early versus Late Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Proximal Humerus Fractures: Does it Matter? Podium Presentation. AAOS/ASES Specialty Day. March 2017. San Diego, CA.
  • Seidl AJ, Sholder D, Warrender W, et al. Early versus Late Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Proximal Humerus Fractures: Does it Matter? Podium Presentation. ASES Closed Meeting. October 2016. Boston, MA.
  • Seidl AJ. Challenges in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Addressing Glenoid Bone Loss. Podium Presentation. Nice Shoulder Course. June 2016. Nice, France.
  • Seidl AJ, Lombardi N, Lazarus M, et al. Arthroscopic Transosseous versus Transosseous-equivalent Rotator Cuff Repair: Cost, Operative Time, and Outcome Analysis. Podium Presentation. AAOS. March 2106. Orlando, FL.
  • Syed UM, Ko JK, Huttman D, Seidl AJ, et al. Quantitative Anatomical Differences in the Shoulder. Scientific Poster. ORS. March 2016. Orlando, FL.
  • Seidl AJ, Lombardi N, Lazarus M, et al. Arthroscopic Transosseous versus Transosseous-equivalent Rotator Cuff Repair: Cost, Operative Time, and Outcome Analysis. Scientific Poster. AOSSM. July 2015. Orlando, FL.
  • Seidl A, Baldini T, Rhodes J, and Carollo J. Biomechanical Assessment of Three Patellar Advancement Procedures for the Treatment of Patella Alta in Children with Cerebral Palsy. Scientific poster. Orthopaedic Research Society. March 2015. Las Vegas, NV.
  • Seidl AJ, Chang FM, Muthusamy K, Pan Z, and Carollo JJ. Outcome of Rectus Femoris Transfer in Children with Cerebral Palsy: Evaluation of Pre-Operative Indications and Transfer Site. Scientific poster, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine. September 2005. Orlando, FL.
  • Chang FM, Seidl AJ, and Carollo JJ. Comparison of Outcomes in Children with Cerebral Palsy when the Recommendations from Gait Analysis are Observed. Podium presentation, The Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. May 2005. Ottawa, Canada.
  • Chang FM, Seidl AJ, and Carollo JJ. Comparison of Surgical Recommendations for Children with Cerebral Palsy and Known Outcomes with and without Comprehensive Gait Analsysis. Podium presentation, Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society. April 2005. Portland, OR.

Regional/Local Conferences

  • Seidl AJ. The Stiff Shoulder After Rotator Cuff Surgery: Why Did it Happen? How to Correct and Prevent? Podium Presentation. University of Colorado Sports Medicine Fall Symposium. Sept 2016. Boulder, CO.
  • Seidl AJ. Elbow Instability: Current State-of-the-art Management 2016. Podium Presentation. University of Colorado Sports Medicine Fall Symposium. Sept 2016. Boulder, CO.
  • Seidl AJ. Shoulder Dislocation – Should I go conservative or surgical? Podium Presentation. International Extreme Sports Medicine Congress. June 2016. Boulder, CO.
  • Seidl AJ, Lombardi N, Lazarus M, et al. Arthroscopic Transosseous versus     Transosseous-equivalent Rotator Cuff Repair: A Prospective Cost and Outcome Analysis. Podium presentation. Thomas Jefferson Orthopedics Research Day. May 2015. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Seidl AJ. Long Head of Biceps Tendon Lesions: Diagnosis and Management. Thomas Jefferson University Shoulder and Elbow Conference. Podium presentation. Feb 2015. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Seidl A, Baldini T, Carollo J. Biomechanical Assessment of Three Patellar Advancement Procedures for the Treatment of Patella Alta in Children with  Cerebral Palsy. Podium presentation, CU Orthopedics Research Day. June 2014. Aurora, CO
  • Seidl A, Baldini T, Carollo J. Biomechanical Assessment of Three Patellar Advancement Procedures for the Treatment of Patella Alta in Children with  Cerebral Palsy. Podium presentation, Children’s Orthopaedic Day. April 2013. Aurora, CO.
  • Seidl AJ, Muthusamy K, Pan Z, et al. Rectus Femoris Tranfer in Children with Cerebral Palsy. Poster presentation, 2007 Keck SOM Student Research Forum and Poster Day. 2007.
  • Seidl AJ, Muthusamy K, Pan Z, et al. Outcome of Rectus Femoris Tranfer in Children with Cerebral Palsy: Evaluation of Pre-Operative Indications and Transfer Site. Poster presentation, General Clinical Research Center’s (GCRC) spring poster session. May 2005. Denver, CO.
  • Muthusamy K, Seidl AJ, Pan Z, et al. Outcome of Iliopsoas Lengthening in Children with Cerebral Palsy: Evaluation of Pre-Operative Indications. Poster presentation, General Clinical Research Center’s (GCRC) spring poster session. May 2005. Denver, CO.
  • Chang FM, Seidl AJ, and Muthusamy K. Efficacy of Gait Analysis. Podium presentation, Ground rounds for University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. April 2005. Denver, CO.
  • Seidl AJ, Muthusamy K, Pan Z, et al. Outcome of Rectus Femoris Tranfer in Children with Cerebral Palsy: Evaluation of Pre-Operative Indications and Transfer Site. Podium presentation, Children’s Orthopaedic Day. April 2005. Denver, CO.
  • Seidl AJ, Muthusamy K, and Chang M. Evidence for the Efficacy of Gait Analysis in Surgical Decision Making for Children with Cerebral Palsy. Podium presentation, Rehabilitation Science and Engineering Consortium. March 2005. Denver, CO.
  • Seidl AJ, Muthusamy K, Chang, et al. Evidence for the Efficacy of Gait Analysis in Surgical Decision Making for Children with Cerebral Palsy. Poster presentation, General Clinical Research Center’s (GCRC) poster session. January 2005.

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Dr. Adam Seidl
Orthopedics – University of Colorado Hospital

1635 Aurora Ct
4th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045

UCHealth Lone Tree Clinic

9548 Park Meadows Dr
Lone Tree, CO 80124

Location Map

  • Orthopedics - University of Colorado Hospital

    1635 Aurora Ct
    4th Floor
    Aurora, CO 80045

  • UCHealth Lone Tree Clinic

    9548 Park Meadows Dr
    Lone Tree, CO 80124

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  • The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery logo
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons logo
  • American Shoulder And Elbow Surgeons logo
  • Western Orthopaedic Association logo
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Moon Shoulder