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Expertise of George Albert Frey, MD

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Biography

George A. Frey, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon and founder of the Colorado Comprehensive Spine Institute. Dr. Frey focuses his medical practice on treating complex spine problems affecting the cervical, thoracic and lumbar regions in adult and pediatric patients. Dr. Frey is known for his extensive experience and training in complex spinal reconstruction, revision and scoliosis surgery. His practice reflects his strong expertise in treating complex spine problems where deformity exists, or revision surgery is necessary.

Dr. Frey received his medical degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. He completed his residency and orthopedic spine surgery fellowship at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Dr. Frey also completed an advanced, specialized fellowship in reconstructive and traumatic spine surgery. In 2001, Dr. Frey founded the Colorado Comprehensive Spine Institute, a multidisciplinary practice to manage all types of spinal disorders.

For more than a decade, he’s served as an associate clinical professor at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and is a former chief of spinal surgery. Dr. Frey is an active leader in developing new surgical techniques, spinal systems and implants. He lectures around the world to educate fellow surgical spine specialists, and he holds dozens of United States and worldwide patents — not including submissions — in medical devices, technologies and methods. He is the author and co-author of numerous articles about spinal and orthopedic surgery.

Outside of work, Dr. Frey enjoys skiing, biking, vintage car racing, restoration and motorsports.

Care Philosophy

Dr. Frey works collaboratively with you and a multidisciplinary team to accomplish the desired treatment goals with care and compassion.

Areas Served
Denver, CO
Languages Spoken
English
Ages Accepted
Adults