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. What’s 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. Topper’s 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, Boston, Massachusetts.

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).