John C. Redfern, MD

  • Sports Medicine

  • General Orthopedics

  • Trauma & Fracture Care

  • Shoulder & Knee Surgery

  • Arthroscopic Surgery

Areas of Interest

In addition to general orthopedic care, Dr. Redfern has a particular interest in arthroscopic and open techniques for shoulder and knee disorders.

Education & Training


Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT


Orthopedic Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


BS in Chemical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
BS in Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

Medical School

Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA


Board Certified

Candidate Member, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Candidate Member, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Candidate Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America

More about Dr. Redfern

Dr. Redfern was born and raised in Marietta, Georgia. After working several years as an engineer, he decided to change careers and attended the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. He completed an orthopedic residency at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, followed by an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

Dr. Redfern and his wife, Roma, have a daughter and a son and enjoy many outdoor activities such as snow skiing, hiking, and running.

Philosophy of Care 

“My mission is to provide a full range of orthopedic care to patients and remain at the forefront of orthopedic knowledge and techniques. My intention is to provide each patient with cost effective and respectful care with the goal of making a difference in the patients’ quality of life. I recognize that each patient is an individual with variable expectations and needs. Therefore, I strive to discuss all treatment options with the patient without bias so that we can decide on appropriate treatment for their individualized care.”

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John C. Redfern, MD

Phillip M. Falender, PA-C

Physician Assistant to Roger D. Sung, MD

Areas of Interest

Phill is a physician assistant specializing in spine surgery and orthopaedics. He has extensive experience in all aspects of orthopedic care, including sports medicine and spine care. Currently, Phill’s primary focus is orthopedic spine surgery, and he works directly with Dr. Sung in The Spine Center.

Education & Training


Physician Assistant Studies, Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, Physician Assistant Program, Portland, OR


BA in Kinesiology, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO



National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

More about Phill

In Colorado Springs, Phill has been directly involved with the care and treatment of professional and collegiate athletes, as well as Olympic Training Center athletes. He also completed a certification course to become a golf fitness instructor through the Titleist Performance Institute.

Phill’s wife, Lotta, is a marketing consultant, and they have three wonderful children. When the weather is warm Phill enjoys playing golf, but when the snow starts to fall, his true passion is skiing. Phill and Lotta enjoy Colorado Springs, and look forward to raising their children at the foot of the mountains.

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