Kennan J. Vance, DO


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Professional Bio

  • Fellow Sports Medicine
  • Joined Western Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in 2008.
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine, arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee and hip.
  • Team Physician for the Department of Athletics, Colorado Mesa University.
  • Team Physician for the Grand Junction Rockies.
  • Current Chairman, Department of Surgery, Community Hospital, Grand Junction.

Education History

  • Undergraduate at Brigham Young University.
  • Medical Degree from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California.
  • Residency in Orthopedics, Michigan State at Garden City Hospital.
  • Fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Taos Orthopedics Institute in Taos, New Mexico where he learned the latest techniques in arthroscopic surgery.
  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery.

Besides Work

Kennan competed on the Brigham Young University nationally ranked volleyball team. He enjoys spending time with his wife and children skiing, hiking, biking, camping and exploring the outdoors.

Post Operation Instructions

Below are instructions specific for Dr. Vance’s surgical procedures.  Click on the links to view and download the instructions specific for your surgery.

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My Associations

  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

     Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Osteopathic Association

    American Osteopathic Association
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

    American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics

    American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • Colorado Medical Society

    Colorado Medical Society
  • Colorado Society of Osteopathic Medicine

    Colorado Society of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Team Physician Grand Junction Rockies

    Team Physician Grand Junction Rockies
  • Team Physician CMU Mavericks Athletics

    Team Physician CMU Mavericks Athletics