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Originally from Butler, Chad Peterson graduated in 1997 from Anderson University where he received my bachelor's degree. He did his training to obtain his master's degree as a PA at Chatham University and graduated in 1999. Since then, he has worked in orthopedic surgery and emergency medicine all within the city of Pittsburgh. As an avid outdoorsman, he has also sought additional training to be certified in Advanced Wilderness Life Support, and has become an instructor with AWLS. Peterson's interests are cross country running, hunting, mountain biking, coaching, teaching, surgery, and helping in underserved populations. He coordinates and precepts students at his orthopedic position for all PA schools in the tri-state area.

Contact him if interested in orthopedics or surgery.


Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology


Physician Assistant Studies