Dr. Ronald Royce

Orthopedic Surgeon

Based in Colorado Springs, Ronald O. Royce, DO, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating patients struggling with joint pain from arthritis and other conditions. In 20 years of clinical experience, Dr. Royce has helped thousands of patients improve their quality of life by reducing pain and improving strength and range of motion. He focuses his practice on arthritis treatment through rehabilitation, surgery and total joint replacement, using minimally invasive techniques.


Expertise in Knee Care

Dr. Royce focuses a large part of his practice on the treatment of knee injuries, performing the most advanced surgical techniques in orthopedic surgery. Whether due to a sports injury, arthritis or other injury, Dr. Royce is committed to working with his patients to diagnose their knee problems and design a course of treatment that is right for each patient.

Dr. Royce will first explore nonsurgical treatments with his patients, including rehabilitation and medication; many knee injuries can be improved without surgery. However, when knee pain becomes unmanageable, knee replacement surgery can be an excellent option for patients who battle with constant knee pain and loss of mobility.

Dr. Royce recognizes that no two patients are exactly alike. That is why he utilizes ConforMISTMknee replacement technology. This technology allows him to customize the knee implant to the individual needs of each patient. Dr. Royce consults with his patients to assess whether knee replacement surgery is right for them, and he works hard to answer any questions they may have about the procedure, including costs, recovery time and risks. Here from patients of Dr. Royce:

Education and Background

Dr. Royce received his medical degree at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at the Doctor’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He developed a background in total joint replacement surgery at the Harvard Medical School Combined Residency where he worked with Dr Tom Minas and Dr Wolfgang Fitz, the developers of the Conformis, learning about knee surgery including knee replacement surgery. He continued his studies in Boston at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Cartilage Repair Center, where he completed a fellowship in biological joint replacement.

Dr. Royce is a proud member of the sports medicine community and has worked with several of America’s premier athletes. He is a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee Sports Medicine Program and has worked as a team physician with this organization. He traveled to London in 2012 as team physician for the United States in the Paralympic Games. He has also served as team physician for the U.S. Hockey Team for more than 10 years and has traveled the world with the team