Dr. Anthony Pachelli, MD

Dr. Anthony Pachelli, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Anthony Pachelli, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University of New Mexico School of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic arthroscopy.Read his story

201 Cedar St SE Ste 6600

Albuquerque, NM 87106

Contact Information

(505) 724-4300

Insurance Accepted

  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Pachelli performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Pachelli's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pachelli "Dr. Anthony Pachelli, a long-time New Mexico resident, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon whose practice focuses on arthroscopy and sports medicine. He strives to provide the highest quality of care, respecting the dignity and individual needs of each patient. Dr. Pachelli is personally vested in the health and well-being of the whole person. To that end, he and his staff are dedicated to making the entire patient experience as pleasant as possible. Dr. Pachelli enjoys working in orthopaedics as many problems are correctable and the sub-specialties of arthroscopy and sports medicine hold a particular fascination for him. Dr. Pachelli specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive procedures of the shoulder and knee and regularly participates at national meetings as an instructor in those areas. On several occasions, Dr. Pachelli has also served as a team physician for the United States Ski Team. Dr. Pachelli joined New Mexico Orthopaedics in 1992, and has served as Medical Director of the New Mexico Orthopaedic Surgery Center since its inception in 1999. Dr. Pachelli encourages others to reap the benefits and fulfillment that sports participation and an active lifestyle can bring and lives according to his own advice. He is an avid cyclist and enjoys skiing during the winter months."

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

71  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia

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24  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Wesley Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Shriners Hospital Cripled Chdn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • St Francis Regl Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Valley Presby Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pachelli has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pachelli's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pachelli to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Pachelli's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I felt as if he didn't know his patient. Told me to do cortisone injection for a partial tore rotater cuff, I am allergic to steroids. He didn't read the reports from the other two physicians I saw, saying I would be best suited to have surgery. He told me that physical therapy would work which...more
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Very skilled surgeon. Direct admin staff need improvement with returning messages promptly and at least every time! What appeared to be old blood was splattered on two walls in the exam room. Outdated examining table and furniture. Surgeon and surgery center were excellent but subpar admin, phone...more
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Thank you very much for bringing this to our attention. New Mexico Orthopaedics strives to give the best care possible and have taken your message seriously and will be checking into the matter.

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Dr. Pachelli is an experienced doctor and I have received very good care from him. The problem is that his office staff do not answer phones, or there are not enough people to answer phones. I've been left on hold many times for as long as fifteen minutes listening to constantly repeating messages,...more
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I highly reccomend Dr. Pachelli. His lifelong commitment to providing the highest level of patient care is evident as a fellowship trained surgeon he closely follows the latest peer reviewed research to help patients understand their diagnosis and enable them to make the best decision about their...more
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