Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Adam Cota treats traumatic injuries to the musculoskeletal system, with particular interest in patients with multiple trauma and periarticular injuries of the lower and upper extremity. He specializes in the diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the musculoskeletal system of the foot and ankle, including bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, tendons, nerves and skin. He executes reconstructive procedures, treat sports injuries, and manage and treat trauma of the foot and ankle. Dr. Cota’s areas of expertise include the knowledge and techniques necessary to treat:

  • Fractures, dislocations, sprains, torn ligaments and amputations
  • Joint destruction requiring joint replacement
  • Sports injuries
  • Loss of joint and muscle function caused by disease or injury
  • Infections of bones, joints, tendons and muscles

Practice Philosophy:

Dr. Cota is committed to ensuring that each patient understands his or her diagnosis, treatment plan and expected outcome. He provides individualized, evidence-based care, using a multidisciplinary approach that draws upon the expertise of consulting services, physical & occupational therapy, and primary care providers. Dr. Cota utilizes his clinical experience to optimize an individual’s long term outcome and recovery while empowering patients to play an active role in the rehabilitation process.




Adam Cota, MD Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Surgery Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery

Work Experience

Rocky Mountain Orthopaedic Associates, Inc. – 2016 – present

Orthopaedic Traumatology, OrthoIndy – St. Vincent Indianapolis Trauma Center, Indianapolis, IN, 2015 – 2016
Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, 2015

McGill University – Montreal, Canada, 2009 – 2014

University of British Columbia – Vancouver, Canada, 2005 – 2009

Certifications & Memberships
Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of Canada – FRCSC
American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations & Active Staff Privileges
St. Mary’s Hospital
Colorado Canyons Hospital & Medical Center
Community Hospital

Because of Dr. Cota’s expertise, my foot was saved. I would recommend him to everyone. He is the best surgeon I’ve ever seen. And I have seen a lot of doctors. Thank you so much Dr. Cota.
Joshua L.

Thanks for all your care
Cathleen B.

Dr. Cota and his staff were very attentive. They answered all my questions.
Carla D.

I received great service from Dr. Cota
Robert T.