Dr. Stephen Pehler, MD

Dr. Stephen Pehler, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
34 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Stephen Pehler, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Aurora, CO and has been practicing for 2 years. He specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, spinal cord injury medicine, and more.Read his story

Colorado Orthopedic Consultants

1411 S Potomac St Ste 400

Aurora, CO 80012
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Pehler's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pehler "Dr. Pehler is originally from Houston, Texas. He received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences from Auburn University and his degree in medicine from the University of Alabama, where he was inducted into the AOA medical honors society. Dr Pehler then completed his training in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center. Most recently, Dr Pehler completed additional training and a fellowship in Spine Surgery at arguably the best spine fellowship in the country at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City under the direction of Dr. Darrel Brodke."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pehler "I always strive to make sure my patients feel that they have a partner in the treatment process. From the time of diagnosis to surgery and postoperative care, our personalized and team approach to your care will help you to return to a full quality of life as quickly and safely as possible. Individualized and personalized care we always be delivered to our patients. We offer the latest and safest options for treating your spine health needs.

My number one goal as your spine surgeon is to provide you with the most evidence based and advanced options to treat your spine disorder. Our first line of treatment will always include team based nonoperative care; reserving surgery as a last resort."

7  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Pehler does not have any board certifications listed.

20  Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis

12  Procedures

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.


  • Auburn
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Auburn University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015
  • University of Utah
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Pehler has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Pehler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pehler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pehler to family and friends
9 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Pehler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

While Dr. Pehler is very young he has the talents of the latest techniques and uses them to care for his patients. He always has the time to answer any questions or concerns. He has a demeanor that puts you at ease when facing surgery. Dr. Pehler is very intelligent, however does not talk down...more
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I was reluctant at first with Dr. Pehler as he seemed "too young." Very surprised and pleased with him in every respect. A friend had just had surgery and he was her doctor--he came highly recommended from her. He did back surgery on my husband and I could give him nothing less than a TOP OF THE...more
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When some one like me here the word surgery it send quit a shock. That was my experience in November of 2017. Then I met my Doctor Pehler. He is just awesome. We discuss my condition and what he could do for me. Doctor Pehler look me in my eyes that is important to me. He takes the time to...more
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I am so happy to have found Dr. have found Dr. Pehler. He has basically saved my life. I was in so much back pain, for years. I am a 68 year old woman that has had 4 back surgeries in the last 15 years. No one wanted to touch me this time. Dr Pehler knew the pain and was willing to perfom the...more
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I would, and have recommended Dr. Peheler to friends and family. Every appointment I've had was met with an intelligent, professional, and personable staff. Dr. Peheler is also the same. He delivers confidence with his statements, is detailed, and exudes a relaxing energy that feels very...more
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