Children's Hospital Colorado
Scott Laker, MD
Orthopedics

Scott Laker, MD

Specialties:
Pain Management, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine
Conditions:
Scoliosis, Sprains and Strains, Spine Injuries, Shoulder Injuries and Disorders, Neck Disorders and Injuries
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specialties:

Pain Management, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine

conditions:

Scoliosis, Sprains and Strains, Spine Injuries, Shoulder Injuries and Disorders, Neck Disorders and Injuries, Leg Injuries and Disorders, Knee Injuries and Disorders, Hip Injuries and Disorders, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Back Pain, Arthritis, Trauma / Nerve Injuries, Spine Diseases and Conditions, Exercise and Physical Fitness

Meet Scott Laker, MD

I work with patients to create individualized treatment plans to help them reach their goals, whether it be recovery from injury, maintenance of chronic conditions, or overall performance improvement.

Get to know his background

I treat a large spectrum of non-surgical sports and spine conditions including sports-related concussion, sports injuries, spinal stenosis, scoliosis, herniated discs, and radiculopathy. I'm trained in the use spinal injections, peripheral joint injection therapy, and EMG/NCS. Previously serving as a member of the University of Washington Sports and Spine Physicians and a founding member of the Seattle Sports Concussion Program, I've cared for athletes at all levels of participation from adolescents to adults and from amateurs to professionals.

Undergraduate 1999

Florida State University (FL)

Medical School 2003

University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Internship 2004

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System Program

Residency 2007

University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Fellowship 2008

University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Pain Medicine

Outstanding Council Service Award 2011

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

For Patients:
My research interests include lumbar epidural steroid injections, sports-related concussion, and thoracic outlet syndrome. I've published various book chapters on sports medicine and spine topics, and am often invited as a local, regional, and national lecturer on sports-related concussion, spinal conditions, and sports medicine topics.
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