"I've always had a calling for medicine, but my path towards orthopedics began as an athlete and patient. Ultimately, I had surgery that helped me return to my senior year of college athletics. That experience is my driving motivation to understand and have greater compassion with my patients."
Dr. Jennifer FitzPatrick is a Board Certified, Sports Medicine-Fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon with a long time interest in sports medicine and athletics. Her passion for treating the active individual stems from her days playing Division I soccer where she earned All-Conference and Academic All- American honors.
Dr. FitzPatrick's expertise includes sports medicine injuries and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee, ankle and elbow. She performs shoulder arthroplasty and general orthopaedic procedures. Along with several publications in medical journals, she has made numerous presentations at the national and international level.
As a mom, doctor, and athlete, she understands the importance of getting back to the activities you love. She serves as a team physician for the Colorado State University at Pueblo athletic program and provides medical coverage for many NCAA events.
Dr. FitzPatrick received her medical degree from the University of New Mexico, completed her residency in orthopaedics at the University of New Mexico and her fellowship at the University of Colorado. She is also fluent in Spanish.
Outside of her practice, she enjoys spending time with her family and various activities such as; running, wakeboarding and skiing.
- University of New Mexico, New MexicoMD 2005
- University of New Mexico, New Mexico2010
- University of Colorado, Boulder2011
- Parkview Medical Center | 400 West 16th Street, Pueblo CO 81003
- St. Mary Corwin
- Parkwest Surgery Center
- Pueblo Surgery Center
Specialty Society Memberships
- American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Additional Society Memberships
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons