Robert Derkash, MD, FAAOS


Grand River Health Clinic 1

501 Airport Road in Rifle


Dr. Derkash has over 30 years of experience as an Orthopaedic surgeon. He and his wife Mary Jo have lived in the Glenwood area for most of those years, where they raised their four children, Justin, Tanya, Brian, and Kevin.

Over his extensive career, Dr. Derkash has been instrumental in conducting several clinical orthopaedic research projects and studies all over the United States. He is also a coveted national presenter on the subject of Orthopaedic Medicine. Dr. Derkash’s passion for Orthopaedics has also led him to his travels to underdeveloped countries to share his knowledge and expertise with those less fortunate.


Internship: Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio

ResidencyUniversity Hospital of Cleveland, Ohio

 Sterling Bunnell in Hand Surgery, San Francisco, CA


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Society of Surgery of the Hand


Orthopaedic Surgery