Physician Details
This directory lists physicians who are on Yampa Valley Medical Center's Medical Staff. You may find a doctor by entering either a specialty or any part of the physician's first or last name.

Almost all of our physicians are based in Steamboat Springs. Some specialists practice in Craig or other communities as well.
Eric Verploeg

Eric Verploeg MD

  • Gender
  • Male
  • About Dr. Verploeg

    Eric Verploeg holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Iowa, College of Medicine. Born in Omaha, Dr. Verploeg did his undergraduate work at Iowa State. In 1982, after obtaining his MD, he performed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of New Mexico Hospitals in Albuquerque, New Mexico until 1987. A fellowship in Orthopaedic Traumatology then took him abroad to Switzerland and Germany.

    In late 1987, he returned to the United States for Sports Medicine work with Hughston Orthopedic Clinic in Columbus, Georgia. He went on to partner with John R Steadman, MD of South Lake Tahoe, California, during a fellowship focusing in Knee & Sports Medicine until July, 1988.

    Dr. Verploeg holds membership in many professional organizations including the Colorado Orthopaedic Society since 1989 and the Denver Medical Society since 1993. He has served as a diplomat on the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a fellow with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, as well as with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

    Practice Information

    Located in Northwest Colorado, Orthopaedics of Steamboat Springs delivers quality care to the local communities of the Yampa Valley as well as for the visitors to our area in need of orthopaedic treatment.

    Our comprehensive physician team consists of both general and specialty trained orthopaedic surgeons. The practice cares for all problems of the musculoskeletal system, including fractures, tendonitis, arthritis, torn cartilage and ligaments, nerve and pediatric injuries.

    At Orthopaedics of Steamboat, our goal is to provide comprehensive treatment for all Orthopaedic conditions in a personal and professional manner. We strive to provide state of the art medical care, with our additional training and modern facilities.


  • Education
  • Medical School
    University of Iowa College of Medicine
    MD
    Residency
    University of New Mexico Program
    Residency
    Fellowship
    Drs. Thomas Ruedi & Berndt Claudi
    Fellowship
    Fellowship
    Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic
    Fellowship
    Fellowship
    Steadman Clinic
    Fellowship
  • Board Certifications
  • ABOS - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Affiliations
  • The Hughston (Orthopaedic) Society
    Colorado Orthopaedic Society
    Diplomat - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Fellow - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    Denver Medical Society
    Fellow - American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Clinical Interests
  • Knees, Shoulders
    Arthroscopy
    Sports Medicine
  • Groups
  • Orthopaedics of Steamboat Springs