Dr. C. Milton Waldron, Beloved Surgeon and Friend of Colorado Springs, Passes Away on June 5, 2018
June 5, 2018, Colorado Springs, CO – Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group (CSOG) mourns the loss of beloved orthopedic surgeon, C. Milton Waldron, MD. Dr. Waldron died in his home on June 5th after a long battle with cancer and leukemia. He was surrounded by his loving family.
Dr. Waldron was born in Kentucky and graduated from medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY. He moved out of state to complete his residency at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO. It was in 1965 when Dr. Waldron finally moved to Colorado Springs and started an independent orthopedic practice. Since then, he has earned numerous awards and was affiliated with the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Best Doctors in America since 1996, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Western Orthopaedic Association, El Paso County Medical Society, Colorado State Medical Society, and American Medical Association.
In addition to his success in academia and entrepreneurship, Dr. Waldron excelled at creating genuine relationships with those around him. He became like a father, brother, and mentor to many of his coworkers. He cared for his patients and treated others the way he wanted to be treated. He also became a familiar figure in college athletics by serving as the team physician for Colorado College Hockey. His involvement with students also included supporting the Semester at Sea program for students traveling around the world.
Before his passing, Dr. Waldron requested a private funeral service for his close family and friends. He wanted to depart from this world the same way he lived life; with little fuss and with great humility. Dr. Waldron gave much of himself to our community and he will be dearly missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.