• Print Print
  • Share
  • Text Size: A | A | A
Arnold Peterson, MD - Spokane Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine specialist.

Arnold G. Peterson, MD Providence-employed provider


Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery
Accepting new patients

Board Certification

Orthopedic Surgery

820 S. McClellan St. Suite 300
Spokane, WA 99204
P: (509) 838-7100
F: (509) 838-0721





Medical School

University of Washington School of Medicine - Seattle, WA


Straight Medicine, University of Texas / Parkland Hospital - Dallas, TX


Orthopedics, University of Washington


Trauma, Kantonsspital - Basel, Switzerland


Awards & Achievements

  • Outstanding student in surgery - 1970
  • Outstanding student in pediatrics - 1970
  • Outstanding resident in anatomy -1974
  • Physician Partner of the Year VNA - 2006
  • Spokane and Washington Best Physicians



  • The Ark - Board of Directors
  • Team Physician, Gonzaga University
  • Assists with curriculum development and training of Family Practice Residents.
  • Assists with curriculum development and training of Family Practice Sports Medicine Fellows

Memberships in Professional Organizations:

  • Washington State Medical Association
  • Spokane County Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Medical Interests

  • Total Knee Replacement.
  • Patella femoral disorders.
  • Sports injuries, particularly around the knee.
  • Arthroscopy and ACL reconstructions.

Personal Interests

I enjoy spending as much time as possible with my family - especially our three wonderful grandchildren. In addition, I enjoy skiing in the trees at Schweitzer or in Canada, Golf and Fly Fishing