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Dale Colorado, DO, MPH

Dale Colorado, DO, MPH
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurology

Clinical Specialty
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Clinical Interests
Dr. Colorado's clinical interests include the evaluation and nonoperative management of all musculoskeletal injuries, with special interests in sports and spine related injuries, therapeutic spine and peripheral joint injections, sport related concussions, musculoskeletal and neuromuscular ultrasound, and electrodiagnostics.

Research Interests
Dr. Colorado has research interests in the use of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular ultrasound, electrodiagnostics, sports concussion, shoulder disorders, low back pain, and young adult hip disorders.

Dr. Colorado earned his medical degree and public health degree from Des Moines University. He completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Medical College of Wisconsin where he served as Chief Resident, then completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Interventional Spine at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Colorado is a team physician for Washington University Athletics, Francis Howell Central High School, and St. Joseph's Academy. Dr. Colorado is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Association of Academic Physiatrists, American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and the North American Spine Society.

Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Board Certified, Sports Medicine
Board Certified, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Certified, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (RMSK)

Medical Degree

Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Graduate Degree
Master of Public Health, Des Moines University College of Health Sciences

Internal Medicine, University of Iowa – Des Moines 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical College of Wisconsin

Sports Medicine and Interventional Spine, Washington University School of Medicine

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