Franklin Marshall College
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
B.A. 1984-1988


Hahnemann University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
M.D. 1989-1993


Allegheny University- Hahnemann Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
General Surgery 1993-1994


Allegheny University- Hahnemann Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Orthopedic Surgery 1994-1998


University of Maryland / Shock Trauma
Baltimore, Maryland
Spine Surgery 1998-1999


State Licensure


Board Certification

Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
National Board of Medical Examiners


Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery—National teacher and faculty for the development and advancement of minimally invasive surgery techniques and methods
Agreed Medical Examinations
Medical-Legal Evaluations
Independent Medical Evaluations


MiSpine Center
Irvine, California
7/2018 – Present

ONE, Brain & Spine
Newport Beach, California
3/2013 – Present
Orthopaedic Medical Group of Riverside, Inc.
Riverside, California

Vail-Summit Orthopaedics
Vail, Colorado

Lehigh Valley Orthopaedics
Allentown, Pennsylvania
7/1999 – 6/2001


Professional Affiliations:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
North American Spine Society
Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Colorado Medical Society
Western Orthopaedic Society
State of California, Qualified Medical Examiner (QME)


  • T.W. Peters, et al: Pedicle Screw Configuration for Thoracolumbar Burst Fracture Treatment: Short vs. Long Posterior Fixation Constructs with and without Anterior Column Augmentation.
  • International Journal of Spine Surgery, 2012 #15, Asian Spine Journal 2014; 8(1):35-43, Presented ISSLS April 13-17
  • F.U. Hermantin, T.W. Peters, et al: Prospective, Randomized Study Comparing the Results of Open Discectomy Versus Video Assisted Microdiscectomy. JBJS 18A, July 1999 pp 958-961
  • T.W. Peters, J. Torg, et al: The Ultimate Burner: Case Report of Cervical Fracture Masquerading as a Brachial Plexus Stretch Injury, Orthopaedics, July, 1996
  • T.W. Peters, P. Kambin Posterior Circumferential Lumbar Fusion Augmentation with Pedicular Fixators. North American Spine Society
  • T.W. Peters, Posterior Circumferential Fusion and Stabilization, The Spine and Science – Memphis Tennessee
  • T.W. Peters, B.J. Sennett: Athletic Hand Injuries in Intercollegiate Field Hockey Players and Men’s Lacrosse. American Association for Hand Surgery. Boca Ranton, Florida
  • T.W. Peters, B.J. Sennett: The Increased Prevalence of Thumb Injuries in Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse. American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, San Francisco, California
  • A. Berman, T.W. Peters, Heparin Administration Prior to Tourniquet Application During Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) Effect of Venous Emboli, JBJS
  • T.W. Peters, R. Betz, Prevalence of Patients with Adolescent Thoracic Idiopathic Scoliosis Who Could Benefit From Anterior Instrumentation, American Spine Society, New York, New York
  • T.W. Peters, Spinal Stenosis, American Association of Orthopedic Nursing Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • T.W. Peters, Use of the Sextant Pedicle Screw for Minimally Invasive Lumbar Fusions, Minimal Access Spine Surgery, Denver, Colorado
  • T.W. Peters, Spinal Injuries in Vail, Colorado, Vail Preseason, Vail, Colorado
  • T.W. Peters, Life on the Hill, Western Orthopaedic Society, Beaver Creek, Colorado
  • Medtronic Minimally Invasive TLIF Cadaver Course, Louisville, Kentucky, Faculty
  • Cervical Arthroplasty Course, Medtronic, Denver, Colorado, Faculty
  • MIS TLIF Cadaver Course, Globus, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Faculty
  • NASS Skin to Skin MIS Spine Cadaver Course, NASS, Chicago, Illinois, Faculty
  • MIS Product Training Cadaver Course, Globus, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Faculty
  • SMISS (Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery), National Meeting, Henderson, Nevada, Faculty
  • Endoscopic Spine Surgery, Cadaver Development Lab, Faculty, Phoenix, Arizona 04/16-17/2009
  • West Coast MIS Lumbar Surgery Cadaver Development Lab, Faculty, San Diego, California 08/30/2009
  • Endoscopic Spine Surgery, Participation, Observation, Alpha Klinik, Munich, Germany, 02/16/2009
  • Philadelphia MIS Spine Surgery Cadaver Lab, Faculty, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 9/02/2009
  • SMISS MIS Cadaver Lab, Cadaver Lab, Instructor, Las Vegas, Nevada, 10/9-12/2009
  • Spine on the Mountain, Laboratory Instructor, Vail, Colorado 01/30/2010
  • MIS Spine Surgery Skin to Skin Course Instructor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 08/28-29/2010
  • MIS Lateral Fusion Cadaver Course Instructor, Denver, Colorado 09/27/2010
  • MIS Skin to Skin TLIF Course Instructor, Henderson, Nevada 10/19-20-2011
  • MIS Skin to Skin Lumbar Fusion Course Instructor, Phoenix, Arizona 04/19/2013
  • MIS Skin to Skin TLIF Course Instructor, San Diego, California 11/16/2013
  • MIS Skin to Skin TLIF Course Instructor, Henderson, Nevada 03/01/2014


Further meetings and presentations will be available upon request.

References Upon Request