Lucas Schnell


9005 Grant St.
Suite 200

Thornton, CO 80229



Originally from Elizabeth, Colorado, Lucas Schnell, DO, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. He joined the Center for Spine and Orthopedics sports and orthopedic team in 2015 after completing a shoulder fellowship at the St. Francis Orthopedic Institute in Georgia. He specializes in sports medicine; total hip, knee and shoulder replacements; complex shoulder reconstruction and arthroscopy; rotator cuff surgery; and trauma.

“I view my relationship with my patients as a partnership,” says Dr. Schnell. “A great outcome requires both patient commitment and physician excellence.”

Dr. Schnell completed his orthopedic internship and orthopedic surgery residency at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Blue Springs, MO. He earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in
Kansas City, MO. He is board-certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery.