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Dr. Catherine A. Logan
MD, MBA, MSPT

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine

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Colorado Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics

4500 E 9th Avenue, Suite 420
Denver, CO 80220

Fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon in Denver, CO

Dr. Catherine Logan is a sports medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon, as well as a former physical therapist and personal trainer, specializing in complex knee and shoulder surgery.  With her rehab and fitness background, she provides a distinctive expertise in sports injury, prevention, surgical management and recovery.  Dr. Logan’s extensive training and experience beyond surgery differentiates her, providing her a broad tool kit of knowledge when assessing how to return patients to activity.

A different perspective

Dr. Logan began her career as a physical therapist, working at John’s Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD before moving to smaller sport-medicine-focused clinics.  During her 7 years as a therapist, Dr. Logan also worked as a Certified Personal Trainer and Pilates instructor, enabling her to build a broad knowledge of rehabilitation, injury prevention, sports performance, and recovery.

A history of academic excellence

After her transition from physical therapy, Dr. Logan excelled at the Tufts School of Medicine in Boston, MA, earning multiple clinical and research awards while simultaneously earning her Master of Business Administration (M.B.A).   Dr. Logan stayed in Boston for residency, matriculating to the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency program.  During her time at Harvard, Dr. Logan studied the epidemiology and management of discoid meniscus and was the Editor-in-Chief of the Orthopaedic Journal of the Harvard Medical School.  Following residency, Dr. Logan completed her sports medicine fellowship at the world-renowned Steadman Philippon Research Institute/The Steadman Clinic in Vail, CO

Sports team coverage

Dr. Logan is a team physician for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard teams as part of the travelling physician pool.  She has cared for the team at competitions across Europe, as well as at the X-Games Aspen and the Burton U.S. Open in Vail.

In addition to her work with U.S. Ski and Snowboard, Dr. Logan is the Head League Physician for the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL), caring for the world’s most talented men’s lacrosse professionals on the sidelines and off the field.  During COVID-19 Dr. Logan assembled the PLL COVID Medical Committee to develop and execute the protocols that enabled the League to successfully return to play in a quarantined Championship Series in July 2020.

Research and industry leadership

Dr. Logan’s research has been published in the top-tier orthopaedic surgery journals, addressing topics ranging from knee and shoulder surgical technique to optimizing post-operative rehabilitation.  Additionally, with the concentration of her research drawing from her background in physical therapy and expertise in prevention, performance and recovery, Dr. Logan is a regular contributor to industry fitness journals and health magazines such as SHAPE Magazine, IDEA Health & Fitness and Fitness Magazine.

Dr. Logan is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and has been selected for multiple leadership committees, beginning while she was a resident at Harvard and continuing to today.  In addition to her committee work, Dr. Logan has been identified as an emerging leader by receiving the Ruth Jackson Society’s Professional Development Scholarship.

Community involvement

Dr. Logan is on the Executive Board of The Chill Foundation, the non-profit arm of Burton Snowboards, whose mission is to inspire kids to overcome challenges through board sports.  Dr. Logan’s commitment to help underserved adolescents can be traced back to medical school when she founded The Team Cathedral Project, a non-profit organization providing athletic game coverage, mentorship and science education to an underserved high school in Boston. The Team Cathedral Project continues to thrive today, providing an annual academic scholarship and recognized by Tufts University as one of the community-based organization where the medical school student can volunteer to satisfy their service requirements.