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Originally from Butler, Chad Peterson graduated in 1997 from Anderson University where he received a bachelor's degree. He did his training to obtain his master's degree as a PA at Chatham University and graduated in 1999.  Over the last 20 years, 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.  Chad’s interests are cross country running, hunting, mountain biking, coaching, teaching, and serving those less fortunate within under served populations.  He has precepted students in orthopedic surgery from all PA schools in the tri-state area for 17 years.  Presently, he is unable to take precept students at his current location.


Department of Physician Assistant Studies


Physician Assistant Studies