Randy Viola, MD
About Dr. Viola
Using precise skill and an innovative approach, Dr. Viola treats an extensive variety of acute and chronic conditions of the hand, wrist and elbow including chronic issues and traumatic injuries to the bones, tendons, ligaments, nerves, muscle and joints.
His specialties include:
- Distal radius fracture fixation (acute and chronic)
- TFCC repair and reconstruction (acute and chronic)
- Wrist and Elbow arthroscopy
- Nerve decompression
- ECU retinaculum reconstruction
- Four-Corner Fusion
- DIP joint fusion for finger osteoarthritis
- PIP joint fusion and replacement for finger osteoarthritis
- Tenolysis and capsulectomy for limited range of motion of fingers, wrists, forearm, elbow
- Vascular repairs and flaps
Dr. Viola graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University in 1988 and completed his medical education four years later at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. After completing his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, as well as his two fellowships for sports medicine and hand surgery, he started his private practice as an orthopedic hand, wrist and elbow surgeon with The Steadman Clinic where he has been for the past 15 years.
Dr. Viola treats many high profile collegiate and professional athletes for injuries sustained in sports competition and he serves as an upper extremity consultant to the Denver Broncos, United States Ski & Snowboard Teams and United States Olympic Athletes. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is active in numerous professional societies including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and the Hand Society. Dr. Viola and his wife live in Vail. He enjoys alpine skiing, biking, and running.
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