Dr. Chaus is a Board-Eligible Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes primarily
in orthopaedic trauma and fracture care. In addition, he has vast experience
in pelvic, acetabular and hip reconstruction.
Dr. Chaus joined Front Range Orthopedics & Spine after completing an
AO Orthopaedic Trauma fellowship at Harvard University under the tutelage
of master pelvic surgeon Dr. Mark S. Vrahas. As a fellow, he participated
in the care of patients with the most severe and life threatening injuries.
This prestigious fellowship has provided Dr. Chaus with extensive clinical
and surgical experience in pelvic and acetabular trauma/reconstruction
and peri-articular fractures. He applies the newest, least invasive and
most advanced techniques to facilitate fracture healing and best possible
functional outcome. Common conditions treated include hip fractures, ankle
fractures and wrist fractures. Dr. Chaus also treats nonunions (bones
that have failed to heal), malunions (bones that have healed in poor alignment),
and periprosthetic fractures.
Prior to Dr. Chaus’ fellowship, he completed his residency at the
University of Colorado, where he gained considerable experience in orthopaedic
trauma and adult reconstruction. In addition, Dr. Chaus has authored numerous
published manuscripts in peer-reviewed orthopedic journals and has presented
his research at both national and international meetings.
Dr. Chaus is considered Board-Eligible by the American Board of Orthopedic
Surgeons. He is active in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
and a member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association and AO trauma.