Dr. John Woodward completed his undergraduate degree at the University of California at Los Angeles in 1992. After receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology with departmental honors, magna cum laude status, and Phi Beta Kappa induction, Dr. Woodward traveled to Boston for medical school. He graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine with a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1996. While in Boston, he was involved in research and publications involving arthroscopy and sports medicine. Dr. Woodward completed both his surgical internship and Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona, in 2001. Dr. Woodward is a general orthopaedic surgeon with special interests in trauma, sports injuries and joint replacement. He is currently serves as the Section Chief at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Swedish Medical Center. Dr. Woodward has published and presented cartilage research at numerous national meetings including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. In 2002 Dr. Woodward was inducted into Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare. He also teaches fracture management to fellow orthopaedic surgeons and lectures throughout the United States. His non-professional interests include mountain biking, basketball, golf and Southwestern art. Dr. Woodward is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the Colorado Medical Society, and Colorado Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Woodward works at the Swedish, Highlands Ranch and Southwest offices.
I tend to treat each patient as an individual person, for each person's life take on different functions and needs. Therefore, I tend to give my patients choices in their care, giving them the information and guidance they need to make informed decisions.