Dr John Papilion
Orthopedic Surgery

11960 E. Lioness Way, Suite 260
Parker, CO 80134

(303) 344-9090

Born and raised in Denver, Dr. John Papilion was determined to return to Colorado to practice after studying medicine in Ohio and Virginia. During his time at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dr. Papilion had the opportunity to care for the Cincinnati Bengals professional football and Cincinnati Reds professional baseball teams and ultimately became fascinated by complex knee and shoulder problems. He has special training and expertise in state-of-the-art reconstructive surgeries and he performs traditional open and arthroscopic surgery and also treats elbow and ankle problems.


  • Meniscus Transplantation
  • Arthroscopic Reconstruction of the Knee & Shoulder – including Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Cartilage Restoration Procedures
  • Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Total & Unicompartment Knee Replacement
  • Hip Arthroscopy and Reconstruction