Dr. Todd Peterson is a native of Des Moines and he completed his undergraduate education at Bethel University and medical education at Des Moines University. He did his residency at Michigan State University’s St. John Providence Health, where he became chief resident. Dr. Peterson completed his Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction at Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL.
Dr. Peterson specializes in joint replacements, sports medicine, and orthopaedic trauma. He was trained in multiple approaches to the hip, including Anterior Approach Total Hip Arthroplasty. He has also been trained in robotic hip and knee replacement. His research interests include operating room efficiency, patient safety, infection control, and low cost medical care. He enjoys talking to his patients and educating them about orthopedics.
Medical Education: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine – Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine; Bethel University, Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction – Southern Illinois University, Springfield, Fellowship in Adult Reconstruction at Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL.
Residency: State St. John Providence Health – Orthopaedic Surgery
Certifications: Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
Specialties: General orthopaedics, Total Joint Arthroplasty (Hip, Knee, Shoulder), Arthroscopic Surgery, Sports Medicine, trauma and fracture care
Office locations: Clive, Knoxville, Dallas County Hospital