May 27, 2015

Phone: 907.563.3145

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ALL our physicians have extensive experience in the care and treatment of the musculoskeletal system. Collectively, they have more fellowship training than any other orthopedic clinic in Alaska.

Anchorage Fracture & Orthopedic Clinic has several physicians with sub-specialty expertise. Click one of the categories below to learn more about our specialties. →

Davis C. Peterson, M.D.

Davis C. Peterson, M.D.


Spinal surgery: cervical, thoracic and lumbar; deformities, degenerative spine, tumors, spondylolisthesis, degenerative disc disease, scoliosis, trauma

Medical Degree:

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX


Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA


Spinal surgery – St. Luke’s Hospital Houston, TX


American Medical Association; North American Spine Society; Alaska State Medical Association; Alaska State Orthopedic Society; Anchorage Orthopedic Society


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Dr. Davis Peterson was born in rural North Dakota. He majored in biology at the University of North Dakota with the goal of becoming an entomologist. He later set his sight on medicine and graduated with a second Bachelor of Science degree in Medicine Basic Sciences from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine.

Through the U.S. Army, he attended the Baylor College of Medicine and completed his internship and orthopedic residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Washington State. He was then stationed in such far-reaching parts of the world as Turkey and Fairbanks, AK and rose to the rank of Major. He received a Meritorious Service Medal and Army Commendation Medal.

He 1990, Dr. Peterson completed a Spinal Surgery Fellowship at Baylor College and joined Anchorage Fracture & Orthopedic Clinic after completion.

Dr. Peterson and his wife Deborah, an occupational therapist, have four children.

Interested in learning more about the anatomy and cause of your condition?
Our commitment to providing exceptional orthopedic care continues with our patient education videos. Here you will find helpful, comprehensive, and interactive patient education videos on a variety of orthopedic conditions, orthopedic surgical procedures, and associated treatment options.