Alexander B Peterson, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
Address1537 Norfolk St.
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
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    Dr. Peterson is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of patients with problems of the foot and ankle as well as general musculoskeletal ailments. He offers customized nonoperative and surgical solutions for a multitude of conditions. Having completed a dedicated fellowship in foot and ankle surgery, Dr. Peterson provides expertise in specialized and cutting-edge procedures. His areas of clinical interest include arthritis of the foot and ankle, total ankle replacements, bunions, the treatment of sports injuries and fractures, as well as the correction of acquired and congenital deformity.

    Dr. Peterson believes that the path to optimal care requires input from both the patient and their physician. He has a significant interest in clinical research to advance the care of his patients. He is dedicated to properly educating his patients about their conditions, empowering them to make an informed decision about their customized treatment plan. He is passionate about optimizing results, whether the patient is an elite athlete or simply striving to walk without pain.

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    1. Suture Tape Augmentation in Lateral Ankle Ligament Surgery: Current Concepts Review. Foot Ankle Orthop. 2021 Oct; 6(4):24730114211045978. Lan R, Piatt ET, Bolia IK, Haratian A, Hasan L, Peterson AB, Howard M, Korber S, Weber AE, Petrigliano FA, Tan EW. PMID: 35097476; PMCID: PMC8532228.
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    2. Minimally Invasive Dorsal Cheilectomy and Hallux Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint Arthroscopy for the Treatment of Hallux Rigidus. Foot Ankle Orthop. 2021 Jan; 6(1):2473011421993103. Glenn RL, Gonzalez TA, Peterson AB, Kaplan J. PMID: 35097431; PMCID: PMC8702932.
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    3. Return to Sport Following Operative Treatment of Displaced Medial Sesamoid Fractures in NCAA Division I Football Players. Foot Ankle Int. 2021 May; 42(5):654-657. Tan EW, Bolia IK, Peterson AB, Korber S, Romano R, Weber AE, Gamradt SC, Thordarson DB. PMID: 33557611.
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    4. Posterior shoulder tightness can be a risk factor of scapular malposition: a cadaveric biomechanical study. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2020 Jan; 29(1):175-184. Mihata T, McGarry MH, Akeda M, Peterson AB, Hunter RC, Nguyen L, Neo M, Lee TQ. PMID: 31420224.
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    5. Minimally Important Difference in the Foot and Ankle Outcome Score Among Patients Undergoing Hallux Valgus Surgery. Foot Ankle Int. 2019 Jun; 40(6):694-701. Desai S, Peterson AC, Wing K, Younger A, Crump T, Liu G, Veljkovic A, Penner M, Sutherland JM. PMID: 30873859.
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    6. Validation of the Ankle Osteoarthritis Scale Instrument for Preoperative Evaluation of End-Stage Ankle Arthritis Patients Using Item Response Theory. Foot Ankle Int. 2019 Apr; 40(4):422-429. Liu G, Peterson AC, Wing K, Crump T, Younger A, Penner M, Veljkovic A, Foggin H, Sutherland JM. PMID: 30628474.
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    7. A biomechanical cadaveric study comparing superior capsule reconstruction using fascia lata allograft with human dermal allograft for irreparable rotator cuff tear. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2017 Dec; 26(12):2158-2166. Mihata T, Bui CNH, Akeda M, Cavagnaro MA, Kuenzler M, Peterson AB, McGarry MH, Itami Y, Limpisvasti O, Neo M, Lee TQ. PMID: 29146012.
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    8. Knotless Transosseous-Equivalent Rotator Cuff Repair Improves Biomechanical Self-reinforcement Without Diminishing Footprint Contact Compared With Medial Knotted Repair. Arthroscopy. 2017 Aug; 33(8):1473-1481. Park MC, Peterson AB, McGarry MH, Park CJ, Lee TQ. PMID: 28684147.
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    9. Partial-thickness tears involving the rotator cable lead to abnormal glenohumeral kinematics. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2017 Jul; 26(7):1152-1158. Pinkowsky GJ, ElAttrache NS, Peterson AB, Akeda M, McGarry MH, Lee TQ. PMID: 28359696.
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    10. Biomechanical Effects of Capsular Shift in the Treatment of Hip Microinstability: Creation and Testing of a Novel Hip Instability Model. Am J Sports Med. 2016 Mar; 44(3):689-95. Jackson TJ, Peterson AB, Akeda M, Estess A, McGarry MH, Adamson GJ, Lee TQ. PMID: 26717973.
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    11. Intermittent hypoxia and hypercapnia induce pulmonary artery atherosclerosis and ventricular dysfunction in low density lipoprotein receptor deficient mice. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2013 Dec; 115(11):1694-704. Douglas RM, Bowden K, Pattison J, Peterson AB, Juliano J, Dalton ND, Gu Y, Alvarez E, Imamura T, Peterson KL, Witztum JL, Haddad GG, Li AC. PMID: 23990245; PMCID: PMC3882740.
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