Dr. Peter Scheffel, MD

Dr. Peter Scheffel, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Peter Scheffel, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Grand Junction, CO and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from University Of Nevada At Reno in 2006 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.

627 25 1/2 Rd

Grand Junction, CO 81505

Contact Information

(970) 242-3535

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Sprain
very high
more than 93% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
high
more than 87% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Scheffel "Dr. Scheffel believes each patient has different desires and goals when it comes to treatment of their injury. He works hard to assist them, as their surgeon, to achieve these goals and enjoys playing a role in their care. He relishes the highly dynamic field of arthroscopic surgery which requires a unique skill set. He takes an interest in staying at the forefront of the ever-changing technology without sacrificing evidence-based treatment methods or common sense."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Scheffel does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Sprain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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 Nevada At Reno
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Sports Medicine, University Of Utah
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Scheffel has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Scheffel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Scheffel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scheffel to family and friends
4.1
based on 15 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Scheffel's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Gunnison
(All other staff were excellent). After looking at my scans, he said there nothing wrong he could find with the 6 year old labral tear I had been diagnosed with by several doctors. After I asked him how long he had worked after he dismissed the opinions of my personal doctor and others, saying that...more
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in Grand Junction, CO
My experience with Dr Schefdel was a please my one. He really explained to me the details of my situation and the different options I had. After I made a choice of treatment, he really supported my descision along with a thorough explanation of the surgery.
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in Montrose, CO
Dr Scheffel fixed a problem for me which another doctor could not fix. He is trained in the latest techniques. He listens well and gets to the point. The surgery was uneventful.
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