Our Affiliates

Center for Spine & Orthopedics

The Center for Spine & Orthopedics is one of our nation’s leading spine and orthopedic practices for patients seeking industry leading spine and orthopedic care. Our staff focuses on making the patient feel like the ‘center’ of care, and all that we do revolves around them. Skilled physicians, trained staff, state–of–the–art medical facility are all designed to put patient care first.

Lucas G. Schnell, D.O.

Originally from Colorado, Dr. Schnell returned to the Front Range in 2015 after completing a shoulder fellowship at the St. Francis Orthopedic Institute in Georgia.

He specializes in shoulder arthroscopy, total shoulder reconstruction, rotator cuff repair, and total knee and hip replacements.

“I view my relationship with my patients as a partnership,”

“A great outcome requires both patient commitment and physician excellence.”

Dr. Schnell and his family live in Broomfield. In his spare time, Dr. Schnell enjoys hiking, biking, golfing and spending time with his family.

Now seeing patients at CSI in Johnstown.

Arête Surgical Center

Arête Surgical Center was built in 2013 by a group of orthopedic surgeons in Northern Colorado, who are committed to offering their patients the best pain management and orthopedic care and services with the latest technology. Our surgeons are specialized in specific areas of orthopedics, such as spine, sports medicine, and pain management.

Arête is a pain management and orthopedic/ spine ambulatory surgical facility in Johnstown, CO, that is licensed and joint commission accredited. We provide our patients with quality outpatient and inpatient surgical care in a safe and friendly environment.

Arête features three operating rooms, spacious pre-operative, pain management, and recovery areas, as well as overnight rooms, two large and comfortable waiting rooms that overlook the mountains, and plenty of parking.

Our specialized surgeons and nurses are committed to providing the best quality and professional care, and they are among the best providers in the healthcare industry, using the latest technology.

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Colorado Spine

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4795 Larimer Parkway, Johnstown, CO 80534 | (970) 342-2220 | [email protected]