Meniscus Repair Patient:
“Thank you Dr. Cunningham, and the amazing physical therapy staff, for listening to my needs and your realistic approach to surgery and recovery!”
–Laura Landre-Girten, former U.S. Ski Team member
Knee & Shoulder Surgery in Vail, CO
Welcome to the practice of Richard Cunningham, M.D., a sports medicine specialist in Vail, Colorado. Dr. Cunningham is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who is fellowship-trained in knee and shoulder surgery. He is a partner at Vail Summit Orthopaedics, which has been serving the Vail Valley and Summit County since 1979. With clinics near Colorado's largest ski resorts, Dr. Cunningham cares for professional and recreational athletes alike, helping people of all ages get back to their active lifestyle.
We are pleased to have you as a patient. Please contact us by phone or email with questions or to make an appointment.
Vail, CO Sports Medicine Specialist
Whether you're an elite athlete or a recreational one, we are committed to helping you regain your momentum.
A sports medicine specialist and expert in knee and shoulder injuries, Dr. Cunningham is focused first on conservative treatment. When surgery is required, he excels at arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgical techniques and performs a high volume of:
A highly sought-after surgeon, Dr. Cunningham is a physician athletes trust. He has cared for Professional and Semi-Pro athletes around the nation as well as local high school athletes. He is also a Physician with The US Ski Team.
Your Case is Our Priority
Our practice is focused on providing you with the highest standard of care.
Dr. Cunningham evaluates every new patient and ensures they receive the time and attention they need. He tailors each treatment program for the particular injury pattern. If at all possible, he tries to treat injuries non-surgically and utilizes a core group of physical therapists with expertise in rehabilitating a given injury.
We only work with therapists who share our philosophy and that's getting you back to the activities you enjoy.