Becker’s Spine Review showcases Center for Spine and Orthopedics’ surgeons in their latest release of top spine surgeons to know! Read more about the CSO surgeons included on the list, below.
Michael E. Janssen, DO (Center for Spine and Orthopedics, Thornton, Colo.). Dr. Janssen founded the Center for Spine and Orthopedics in the early 1990s after completing two fellowships in spine surgery — one at the Lakewood (Colo.) Orthopedic Clinic and another in St. Gallen, Switzerland — and an orthopedic residency at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. Dr. Janssen is a clinical associate professor at Denver-based University of Colorado. He was the chairman of AOSpine International and was a lead investigator on IDE clinical trials for many advanced motion preservation spine technologies. Dr. Janssen founded of one of the first musculoskelatal hospitals in the country in 2000 and has practiced in the Denver area for the past 25 years. He also owns numerous businesses, including vast medical real estate, full-service resorts, restaurants, pubs, breweries and a golf course. He has a master’s degree in brewing and owns and operates the historic Snowy Mountain Brewery in Saratoga, Wyo. Dr Janssen holds six world titles in offshore powerboat racing.