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Highlands Foot & Ankle Institute

Brett Sachs

Dr. Brett Sachs studied biology at the University of Maryland and earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine.  Dr. Sachs completed his foot and ankle surgical residency at Presbyterian/ St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver, Colorado, followed by an orthopedic trauma residency at Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco.  Dr. Sachs is board certified in foot surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.  Dr. Sachs is in private practice and partner at Rocky Mountain Foot & Ankle Center in Denver, Colorado.  Dr. Sachs specializes in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, arthroscopy, trauma, total ankle replacement and sports medicine.  Dr. Sachs is a nationally recognized lecturer and instructor of surgical skills workshops.  Dr. Sachs has authored several textbook chapters in trauma, ankle arthroscopy, and surgery in addition to several publications in peer reviewed clinical and surgical research journals. 


He has a special interest in cartilage restoration science, regenerative medicine, and trauma of the foot and ankle.  He is currently the Program Director for the Highlands-Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program.  Dr. Sachs has held various academic appointments for the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.  Dr. Sachs is also a manuscript peer reviewer for the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery.  He is a fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.  Dr. Sachs is a leader in his community and has served as Vice President on the Colorado State Podiatry Board and past president of the Colorado Foot & Ankle Society. 


Dr. Sachs is currently on the Board of Directors for the Highlands Foot and Ankle Institute.  In his spare time, Dr. Sachs is an avid sportsman and enjoys golf, skiing, tennis, hiking and running.  Dr. Sachs also loves spending time with his wife, daughter, son, and dog.

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