Dr. Austin Chen is a board-certified, dual-fellowship-trained orthopedic
surgeon who specializes in sports medicine surgery as well as the hip,
labral tear injuries,
hip arthroscopy, and hip replacement/reconstruction in Colorado. Dr. Chen joined BoulderCentre
for Orthopedics & Spine in 2017 and sees patients at our
As an orthopedic hip surgeon, Dr. Chen’s focus is on the treatment
of hip pain and injuries, such as
labral tears and
femoroacetabular impingements (FAI). Having undergone extensive training, including a fellowship dedicated
to hip arthroscopy and hip replacement, he is committed to offering his
patients the highest level of hip care possible. In addition to being
highly skilled in hip arthroscopy and hip preservation, he also subspecializes
in the treatment of knee and shoulder injuries in athletes ranging from
weekend warriors to professionals.
Dr. Chen is a US Ski & Snowboard Sports Medicine Physician and travels
all over the world for World Cup event coverage. He is also currently
involved in research and has authored or coauthored numerous research
articles and book chapters in the field of hip and sports medicine surgery.
He believes evidence/research-based medicine is the foundation of providing
optimal patient care.
Dr. Chen graduated from the University of Notre Dame with his Bachelor
of Science degree in 2005. He received his medical degree and orthopedic
surgery residency training from the University of Illinois College of
Medicine in Chicago in 2010 and 2015, respectively. In 2016, Dr. Chen
completed a sports medicine fellowship at Taos Orthopaedic Institute.
Following his first fellowship, he underwent a comprehensive hip fellowship
at the American Hip Institute in Chicago, Illinois, under the training
of hip specialist and innovator Dr. Benjamin Domb. His second fellowship
focused on hip arthroscopy as well as minimally invasive robotic surgery
of the hip.