Credentials you can trust.
Dr. Topper is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who completed
fellowship training in Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery
at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic, where he is also a former
instructor. He has authored numerous scientific publications
and book chapters, lectured all over the world, including
Europe, Asia and the United States, and has received several
awards for his groundbreaking research.
In 2000, Dr. Topper was a recipient of the prestigious Japanese-American
Traveling Fellowship, an honor given to only four orthopaedic
surgeons every two years. Whats more, he is one of only
a handful of surgeons in Colorado who are members of the American
Society for Surgery of the Hand, the most elite and respected
organization in his field.
Dr. Toppers recent and upcoming speaking engagements include:
2009 — Feb 22-24 Miami Hand Reconstruction Course; April
23-26 Miami Conference of American Hand Institute; Sept 1-4 American
Society for Surgery of the Hand, Adrian E. Flatt Residents and Fellows
Conference in San Francisco, California; Dec 3-6 Surgical Skills Course
in Naples, Florida.
2010 — Jan 14-17 American Hand Institute conference,
Colorado Springs; Oct 7-9 American Society for Surgery of the Hand,
Dianne is a registered occupational therapist and certified hand
therapist with over two decades of experience. Her certification in hand
therapy means that she has met and surpassed the highest standards of her
profession. Just to be able to take the exam, a therapist must have at
least five years of clinical experience and 2,000 hours of direct
experience treating hand and upper extremity conditions.
Dianne is also an active member of the American Occupational Therapy
Association and the American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT).