About Dr. Todd Peters

Todd Peters, MD is a fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon specializing in minimally invasive techniques and regenerative biologics. Dr. Peters returned to Orange County after 10 years in Colorado, where he treated some of the most prominent athletes in the world. He is recognized nationally as a leader, innovator and instructor of his fellow physicians in minimally invasive surgical (MIS) techniques.

Tapping his vast experience, Dr. Peters is dedicated to delivering the “VIP Patient Experience,” a highly personalized and comprehensive approach to spine treatment and care that includes patient education, patient history and necessary lab imaging (X-ray, MRI and CT scans).

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Dr. Peters promotes alternative and non-surgical spinal treatments and therapies, but when surgery is the only possible treatment, he utilizes MIS approaches, which require smaller incisions and involve a smaller environment, reducing tissue and muscle damage. MIS approaches require a skilled, trained and experienced surgeon who is highly familiar with the anatomy, techniques and surgical procedures. Dr. Peters’ expertise in minimally invasive procedures mean his patients experience shorter recovery time and better long-term outcomes, all with less pain and a greatly reduced risk of infection.

Dr. Peters continues to be involved with the medical community, publishing peer-reviewed articles and conducting educational presentations in the area of MIS. As a physician instructor for the newest spine surgery techniques, he performs procedures ranging from simple endoscopic surgeries to advanced deformity corrections. Simply put, Dr. Peters teaches other doctors!

Committed to research and advancement of his field, Dr. Peters also dedicates significant time in research labs developing new procedures and medical technologies. He is currently focused on MIS disc innovations and next-generation orthopedic products using human protein and growth factor materials for bone and tissue regeneration.

Dr. Peters is a member of the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS), North American Spine Society (NASS) and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

Dr. Peters received his undergraduate degree from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and his medical degree from Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed a general surgery internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at Allegheny University (Hahnemann Hospital), followed by a spine surgery fellowship (Shock Trauma) at the University of Maryland in Baltimore.

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