Denver Metro Orthopedics, P.C.

John R. Schwappach, M.D.


John R. Schwappach, M.D. was born and raised in Denver, CO. He attended the Colorado School of Mines and graduated in 1985 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering Chemistry. In 1989, Dr. Schwappach graduated with Honors from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic residency program at the University of Kansas. Dr. Schwappach then


pursued a fellowship in Orthopedic Traumatology at the University of Washington, Haborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington.

Dr. Schwappach is a fellow with the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He has published extensively in the orthopedic literature including articles based on his original research. Along with orthopedic trauma, Dr. Schwappach also specializes in post-traumatic reconstruction, joint replacement surgery, pelvic/acetabular surgery and sports medicine.