Mark Peterson, M.D.
Dr. Peterson is an internationally trained spine specialist practicing minimally invasive spine surgery. He received his medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University. He completed his internship and orthopedic residency at Akron City Hospital, Akron, Ohio. Dr. Peterson also completed fellowships in spinal surgery and research at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Adelaide, South Australia; Queens Medical Center in Nottingham, England; and North Kansas City Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.
He has practiced spinal surgery in Medford since 1994 and was a founding member of Southern Oregon Orthopedics. In 2013 Dr. Peterson left the orthopedic group and founded a practice devoted exclusively to the needs of spine patients, Southern Oregon Spine Care. Dr. Peterson has over ten years experience with design and development of surgical implants, techniques, and surgeon education. He has published numerous articles and book chapters and remains active in clinical research. He is the founding member of the Providence Spine Program and current Medical Director of the Providence Southern Oregon Spine Institute.
Areas of Expertise
- Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
- Cervical and Lumbar Disc Replacement
- Clinical Research
Roger P. Jackson, M.D.
North Kansas City Hospital
Kansas City, Missouri
February 1, 1994 – July 31, 1994
AO Spine Fellowship
John K. Webb, F.R.C.S.
Queens Medical Center
August 1, 1993 – January 20, 1994
Spine Research Fellowship
Robert D. Fraser, M.D., F.R.C.S.
Royal Adelaide Hospital
Adelaide, South Australia
February 1, 1993 – March 31, 1993
Akron City Hospital
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
1988 – 1993
Oregon Health Sciences University
1984 – 1988
Pacific Lutheran University
1979 – 1983
Medford Senior High
Oregon Scholar Award
1975 – 1979
Southern Oregon Spine Care
September 2013 – present
Southern Oregon Orthopedics
1994 – September 2013
Providence Medford Medical Center Spine Institute
2003 – present
Chief of Surgery
Providence Medford Medical Center
2006 – 2007
Joint Medical Staff
Rogue Valley Medical Center and Providence Medford Medical Center
2000 – 2001
Orthopedic Section Leader
Rogue Valley Medical Center & Providence Hospital Medical Center
1996 – 2000
Credentials Committee member
Joint Medical Staff Rogue Valley Medical Center & Providence Hospital Medical Center
2001 – 2003
Clinical Advisor and Design Surgeon
2001 – present
- American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
- Certified 1996
- Re-certified 2003
Society of Lateral Access Spine Surgery
Founding Member, 2007 – present
Board of Directors, 2007 – present
Co-Chairman Physician Education Committee, 2007 – present
North American Spine Society
Member, 1996 – present
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
Diplomat, 1996 – present
Oregon Association of Orthopedists
Member, 1994 – present
Board of Directors, 1999 – 2005
Jackson County Medical Society
Member, 1994 – present
A Pivotal Multi-Center Clinical Trial Evaluating the Safety and Effectiveness of The (lateral) Lumbar TDR Device in Patients with Single-Level Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease.
Study Sponsor: NuVasive
Study status: enrollment completed
A Pivotal, Multi-Center, Randomized, Controlled Trial Evaluating the Safety and Effectiveness of the NeoDiscTM versus Instrumented Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF) in Subjects with Single-Level Cervical Disc Disease.
Study Sponsor: NuVasive
Study status: enrollment complete
Radiographic Correction Achievable in Adult Degenerative Scoliosis Treated by XLIF: Influence of Choice of Fixation; Frank M Phillips, MD;Safdar N Kahn, MD; Robert E Isaacs, MD; Mark D Peterson, MD; Jonathan A Hyde, MD; Kade T Huntsman, MD; Vedat Deviren, MD; accepted for publication European Spine Journal
Dynamically evoked, discrete-threshold electromyography in the extreme lateral interbody fusion approach; Antoine G. Tohmeh, MD; William Blake Rodgers, MD; Mark D. Peterson, MD; 10.3171/2010.9.SPINE09871
Mark D. Peterson, M.D., Kelli M. Howell, (2008). Principles of Direct and Indirect Decompression With XLIF. In J.A. Goodrich and I.J. Volcan (Eds.), eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF). (pp. 61-74). St. Louis: Quality Medical Publishing, Inc.
Spinous Process Osteotomies to Facilitate Lumbar Decompressive Surgery; Brad K. Weiner, M.D.; Robert D. Fraser, M.D.; Mark D. Peterson, M.D.; Spine, Vol. 24, No.1, 1999, pp62-69
Compensatory Spinopelvic Balance Over the Hip Axis and Better Reliability in Measuring Lordosis to the Pelvic Radius on Standing Lateral Radiographs of Adult Volunteers and Patients, Roger P. Jackson, M.D., Mark D. Peterson, M.D., Anne C. McMannus, R.N., and Chris Hales, CORT, Spine, Vol. 23, No. 16, 1998. pp 1750-1767.
Instrumented Posterolateral Lumbar Fusions: Results and Comparisons with Anterior Interbody Fusion, Charles G. Greenough, M.D., Mark D. Peterson, M.D., Simon Hadlow, F.R.C.S., and Robert D. Fraser, M.D., Spine, Vol. 23, No. 4, 1998, pp 479-486.
Acute Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: The Value and Safety of Urgent Manipulative Reduction, Mark D. Peterson, M.D., Dennis S. Weiner, M.D., Neil E. Green, M.D., and Cooper L. Terry, M.D., Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics, Vol. 17, 1997, pp648-654.
The Effects of Operative Position on Lumbar Lordosis: A Radiographic Study of Patients Under Anesthesia in the Prone and 90-90 Positions, Mark D. Peterson, M.D., Lynn M. Nelson, M.D., Anne C. McMannus, R.N., and Roger P. Jackson, M.D., Spine, Vol. 20, No. 12, 1995 pp 1419-1424.
Providence Community Foundation
2006 – 2009
Finance committee member
Asante Health System
2001 – 2004
Community Health Center
Spine clinic for indigent
2002 – 2005
1998 – 2011