Ky M. Kobayashi, MD

Ky M. Kobayashi, MD

Dr. Kobayashi is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in conditions affecting the hand and upper extremities. He has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand and Sports Medicine. Dr. Kobayashi specializes in hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder surgery including microvascular surgery, arthroscopy, traumatic reconstruction, and joint replacement.

Dr. Kobayashi is a distinguished graduate from the US Air Force Academy and the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of Connecticut as well as a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at Tufts Combined Hand Fellowship in Boston, MA. Dr. Kobayashi retired from the United States Air Force in 2014 with many decorations after several deployments to combat zones. He has extensive experience in combat casualty care and reconstruction. He has been staff and assistant program director for the Wilford Hall Air Force Orthopaedic Residency Program in San Antonio, TX. He is actively involved in research and education and is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Kobayashi was elected to serve on the Board of Specialties for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as well as the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons for education.  He has been team physician for the Air Force Academy Division I sports programs and currently a consultant for the Olympic Training Center.


  • BS: United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO
    MD: University of Colorado, Denver, CO
    Residency: Orthopedic Surgery Residency, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
    Fellowship: Tufts Combined Hand/Upper Extremity Fellowship, Boston, MA

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (ABOS) Diplomate
  • Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Surgery of the Hand/ Sports Medicine

Team Physician:

  • 2015 – Present Orthopaedic Consultant, United States Olympic Training Center
  • 2009-2014 Team Physician United States Air Force Academy Division I Sports


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Colorado Medical Society
Dana Hubbard, PA-C

Dana Hubbard, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Dana serves as a physician assistant for Dr. Kobayashi specializing in upper extremity and sports medicine orthopedic care. Her duties include managing patients in the clinic, fracture care and assisting cases in the operating room. She is proficient in shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand injuries as well as diagnosis and treatment of chronic orthopedic issues.

Prior to joining the upper extremity team, Dana graduated from A.T. Still University in Mesa, AZ and subsequently completed a 1-year advanced fellowship in orthopedic surgery at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. As a certified physician assistant since 2010, Dana has extensive experience with patient care in both a primary care and orthopedic setting.

Location & Phone

Orthopedic Office Locations:
2446 Research Pkwy, Suite 200
Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Phone: (719) 623-1050
Fax: (719) 623-1051

2925 Professional Pl, Suite 201,
Colorado Springs, CO 80904

Phone: (719) 260-4767
Fax: (719) 260-4765

Physical Therapy:
2430 Research Pkwy, Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Phone: (719) 623-1795
Fax: (719) 623-1053

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