Heiden Ortho News

2017 Tour of California

Dr. Eric Heiden joined the BMC Racing Team for the Men’s Race at the Amgen Tour of California, from May 14 -20, 2017. The annual professional race will cover approximately 576 miles this year, starting in Sacramento and ending in Pasadena, CA. During the seven-stage bicycle race, Dr. Heiden will support the cyclists through a […]

2016 Tour of Utah

As one of the official team physicians for the BMC Racing Team, Dr. Eric Heiden joins the cyclists for their eighth year at the 2016 Tour of Utah. From August 1st to August 7th, Dr. Heiden follows the 8 riders for over 700 miles, from Zion National Park to Park City, Utah. Here are just a few […]

ESPN featured Eric Heiden in an article, “Eric Heiden was a Reluctant Hero.” Nicknamed “Man of Gold” for winning more gold medals in Speed Skating than any other Olympian before him; Heiden set new standards of achievement. He followed Speed Skating with Professional Cycling and after that, Stanford Medical School. Heiden has remained close to […]

Dr. Eric Heiden is pleased to be featured in the Velo News article “Heiden’s Ties to Cycling Stay Strong, 30 Years On.” The article demonstrates how dedicated Dr. Heiden is as the longtime physician for the BMC racing team. What many don’t know about the unassuming doctor is that he was a professional cyclist for […]

Becker’s Spine Review featured Eric Heiden, MD in an article titled, “8 Orthopedic Surgeons Who are Famous Outside of Orthopedics.” A decorated Olympic athlete, Heiden held a record 15 medals as a Speed Skater previous to becoming an Orthopedic Surgeon. In between his speed skating and medical career Heiden spent years as a professional Cyclist, […]

From The Wall Street Journal comes an article about Eric Heiden at the 2014 Winter Games. He was attending the event as the team physician for the U.S. Speed Skating team. Strained U.S. and Russian relations didn’t seem to phase the former Olympian. Keeping business separate from politics is something that Heiden has grown used […]

CNN’s iReport announces that WaterGuard LLC launches a water-tight bathing sleeve for cast and wound protection. The company states that a percentage of the proceeds from every sale will be donated to two Utah-based organizations: SPLORE and the Park City Sports Performance and Orthopedic Foundation. SPLORE specializes in affordable, inclusive recreation and education programs for […]

The New York Times reports from Murray, Utah. Dr. Eric Heiden is working with Olympic Speed Skater, J.R. Celski in an effort to try to increase the athlete’s range of motion after a devastating crash caused a considerable amount of blood loss from a seven-inch wound to his thigh. Celski feels like he is in […]

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