About Doctor J Alex Sielatycki

J Alex Sielatycki, MD

Board Certified and Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Spine Surgeon


Conditions Treated

  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Herniations
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Myopathy
  • Spinal Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Sacrococcygeal Disorders
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Procedures Performed

  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Convert Cervical Disc Fusion to Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Spine Total Joint Replacement (In FDA Trials)
  • Spine Fusion
  • Tops Facet Replacement

Doctor J Alex Sielatycki is a board-certified and fellowship-trained Orthopedic Spine Surgeon. He has extensive training and experience in the treatment of spinal conditions such as Stenosis or bulging disc, radiculopathy or pinched nerves of the spine, Spondylolisthesis or slipping of the vertebrae, disc degeneration, Spine fractures, and other painful conditions of the spine. Doctor Sielatycki’s practice focuses on motion-preserving treatment for the neck and spine. He has extensive experience in Cervical disc replacement surgery and strives to avoid fusions whenever possible. Doctor Sielatycki is focused on helping his patients improve their quality of life by getting his patients back to an active lifestyle.

Doctor J Alex Sielatycki has dedicated his practice to developing surgical methods to preserve motion and avoid fusion of the spine whenever possible. He is extensively involved in the development of a lumbar spine total joint replacement, the MOTUS total joint replacement, that is in FDA clinical trials. Doctor Sielatycki has received multiple awards for his contribution to research as well as his academic achievement. He enjoys the intricate complexity of treating spine conditions.

Doctor Sielatycki did his residency at Vanderbilt University where he trained under the late Doctor Clint Devin. Dr Sielatycki has said “Dr Devin was quite influential in persuading me to pursue a career in Spine surgery. I always enjoyed working with him and he was a tremendous mentor and friend to me.”

Doctor J Alex Sielatycki joined Steamboat Springs Orthopedic and Spine Institute in 2022. He started his outreach to the Cody/Powell area in August of 2022. Doctor Sielatycki provides medical outreach to rural areas that are under-served and in need of specialized spine care. He has clinics in several Colorado and Wyoming locations including Rock Springs, Gilette, Douglas, Powell, and Cody, Wyoming.

Doctor J Alex Sielatycki enjoys the outdoors and loves spending time with his family. Doctor Sielatycki and his wife Karen have 4 beautiful children.

Orthopedic Spine Services

Doctor J Alex Sielatycki’s primary interest is in the preservation of motion in the spine. He is dedicated to research in his field and has received multiple awards for his research and academic achievement. Doctor Sielatycki sees patients of all activity levels and ages. He studied under world-renowned spine surgeons and completed a fellowship at New York-Presbyterian/ Columbia University Medical Center in Comprehensive Adult and Pediatric Spine. He has extensive experience in treating complex conditions of the spine.



  • Utah State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance with a Minor in Chemistry
  • Summa Cum Laude

Medical School

  • Penn State University College of Medicine


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center


  • Adult and Pediatric Comprehensive Spine Fellowship
  • New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

Awards and Honors

  • Utah State University Dean’s Scholarship
  • Utah State University Dean’s Scholarship
  • Ruth S. Wolfe Memorial Scholarship
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Penn State College of medicine Medical Student Research Award
  • Irwin L. Baird Memorial Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
  • Howard E. Morgan Award for Outstanding Achievement in Basic Science Research
  • Edwards P. Schwentker Outstanding Orthopedic Student Award
  • Thomas Whitecloud Award for the Best Clinical Research Presentation

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