Dr. Pace

Dr. Pace

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Todd Pace, MD is originally from Utah. He earned his Bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University in 1986 and his Medical degree from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, in Bethesda, Maryland, in 1998. Since moving to Palmer he has served as Chief of Surgery and President of the Medical Staff at Mat-Su Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Pace specializes in sports medicine, concentrating on injuries to the knees and shoulders. His shoulder expertise includes treatment of rotator cuff tears, labral tears, biceps injuries, and instability issues. He also treats the full spectrum of knee conditions from ACL tears, meniscal tears, to chondral (cartilage) injuries, as well as joint replacement of the knee and hip. Dr. Pace also specializes in trauma care for fractures.

Dr. Pace enjoys a variety of outdoor activities including fishing, hunting, flying, skiing and snow machining. He is conversant in Spanish.

Education:

  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency (1996-1998) University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, Colorado
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency (1994-1996) Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center, Denver, Colorado.
  • Internship (1990-1991) Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center, Denver, Colorado.
  • Medical School (1986-1990) Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Bachelors Degree in Biochemistry (1981-1986) Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.

Honors:

  • Chief of Staff, Mat-Su Regional Medical Center, 2007-2008
  • Chief of Staff, Mat-Su Regional Medical Center, 2005-2007
  • Board certification by American board of Orthopedic Surgery, 2000.
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 2000.
  • Eagle Scout, 1974

Professional Society Memberships:

  • American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Alaska State Orthopedic Society
  • Anchorage Orthopedic Society
  • Alaska State Medical Association
  • Mat-Su Medical Society