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Sports Medicine, Knee, and Shoulder Specialist
Total Joint and Partial Knee Replacement Specialist

Mark A. Peterson, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of joint replacement, knee, shoulder, and sports related injuries and conditions. Dr. Peterson has a special interest in Robotic Surgery and he joined Shady Grove Orthopaedics in 1999.

After completing his bachelor of science at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware, Dr. Peterson earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He then completed his Orthopedic Residency at the Campbell Clinic, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, in Memphis, Tennessee.

Dr. Peterson is board-certified in orthopedic surgery with an additional board certification in sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Peterson enjoys coaching youth sports, gardening, fitness training, skiing, long distance running, and playing racquet sports.

Video: Uni Compartmental Knee Replacement with Robotic Technology

Doctor Quicktabs


  • University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Medical School

  • Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.


  • General Surgery, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN


  • The Campbell Clinic, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Certificate of Added Qualification, Sports Medicine

Professional Membership

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons


  • Chief of Surgery, Shady Grove Hospital, 2008-2009
  • Member, Shady Grove Adventist Governing Board, 2008-2013

Medical Interests

  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (ACI)
  • Bursitis
  • Cartilage Preservation/Regeneration
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Computer Assisted Total Joint Replacement
  • Fractures
  • Meniscal Surgery
  • Microfracture
  • Osteochondral Autograft Transplantation (OATS)
  • Osteochondrititis Desicans
  • Patella Instability
  • PRP Therapy
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Stabilization
  • Sports Medicine
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Unicompartmental Knee Replacement

Phone: (301) 340-9200

Office: Rockville & Germantown