Dr. Peter L. Althausen MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Peter Althausen is an orthopedic surgeon in Reno, Nevada. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Northern Nevada Medical Center and Renown Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 9 years. Dr. Althausen accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 27 doctors at Northern Nevada Medical Center and one of 30 at Renown Regional Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Trauma

Clinical Interests: Trauma, Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of California at Davis
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2004

University of California at Davis
Internship, General Surgery Preliminary Year, 2010 - 2011

Tufts University School of Medicine
Class of 1999

Carolinas Med Ctr
Fellowship, 2005

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 7 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

NV State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Invited commentary.
Althausen PL 2013 10

Implant Standardization for Hemiarthroplasty: Implementation of a Pricing Matrix System at a Level II Community Based Trauma System.
Althausen, P. L.,Lu, M.,Thomas, K. C.,Shannon, S. F.,Biagi, B. N.,Boyden, E. M.

Diagnosis of union of distal tibia fractures: accuracy and interobserver reliability.
van Kollenburg JA, Vrahas MS, Smith RM, Guitton TG, Ring D 2013 8

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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