Jared Foran, MD
Director of Total Hip & Knee Arthroplasty
Jared R.H. Foran, MD, FAAOS is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in surgical and non-surgical treatments of arthritic disorders of the hip and knee. He graduated from UC Berkeley with high honors and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Dr. Foran then obtained his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. After medical school Dr. Foran completed a six-year residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of California San Diego. Following residency, he completed a one-year fellowship in total joint arthroplasty at Rush University in Chicago where he trained with world-renowned experts in minimally invasive surgical techniques and complex reconstructions. In 2023, Dr. Foran launched PURE Orthopedics with Dr. David Schneider to offer world-class minimally intrusive care in a luxury setting. He is currently the Director of Joint Replacements at OrthoColorado and St. Anthony Hospitals in Lakewood, Colorado.
Dr. Foran is passionate about patient care and donating his time and surgical skills to people in developing countries with orthopedic conditions. He has performed multiple surgical missions to Africa, Asia, and Central America. Dr. Foran has authored or co-authored many peer-reviewed scientific papers and textbook chapters. He has also presented his research at multiple national and international conferences. He is on the editorial board and serves as a reviewer for prominent orthopaedic journals. He served for over a decade as the section editor for the joint replacement section of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ (AAOS) primary educational website OrthoInfo. He is the founder and Chief Scientific Officer of ForCast Orthopedics, a company focused on changing the way the world treats periprosthetic infection. He holds 11 issued or pending patents related to this solution.
In his spare time, Dr. Foran enjoys spending time with his wife, two kids, boxer dog, and two sphynx cats. He likes traveling, art, playing guitar, mountain biking, hiking, snowboarding, skiing, pinball, aquariums, watching sports, and playing golf. He also enjoys creating industrial sculptures.
Philosophy of Care
Dr. Foran is invested in the development of a strong patient-physician relationship predicated on empathy, trust, and mutual respect. He feels that it is important that patients be involved in the decision-making process of their treatment to ensure successful outcomes. Dr. Foran and his team are dedicated to educating patients and their families on the various treatment options before surgery. Dr. Foran strongly believes in the less-is more philosophy. Specifically, he believes in finding the least intrusive option to help patients achieve a excellent quality of life. If that means non-operative care, then that is the path he recommends. If surgery is necessary, then he believes in using the least intrusive surgery needed to achieve long term excellent outcomes. He is uniquely skilled in minimally invasive approaches to hip and knee replacement, and is one of the highest volume partial knee replacement experts in the country. He is passionate about minimizing postoperative pain and actively working with patients to achieve the quickest and most comfortable recovery, while ensuring world-class long-term outcomes.
Patient Education Resources
- Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery Booklet
- Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
- Total Knee Replacement
- Unicompartmental Knee Replacement
- Revision Total Knee Replacement
- Osteonecrosis of the Knee
- Osteotomy of the Knee
- Knee Replacement Implants
- Arthritis of the Knee
- Viscosupplementation Treatment for Knee Arthritis
- Patellofemoral Arthritis
- Prepatellar (Kneecap) Bursitis
- Anesthesia for Hip and Knee Surgery
- Total Knee Replacement Exercise Guide
- Activities After Total Knee Replacement
- Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
Partial Knee Replacement
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