Dr. Peter Armstrong




Warsaw, Indiana, USA

Current position:

CMO and Chair of the Surgeon Advisory Board of OrthoPediatrics

In January of 2013, Dr. Peter Armstrong joined OrthoPediatrics as the first, full-time Chief Medical Officer of the company. He received his medical degree from the University of Western Ontario in 1972. His orthopaedic residency was done at the University of Toronto followed by a pediatric orthopaedic fellowship with Dr. Robert Salter at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Following his fellowship.  In 1982, he joined the orthopaedic staff at The Hospital for Sick Children.  He then became Chief of Staff of Shriners Hospitals for Children Intermountain (Salt Lake City) and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Utah. In 2000, he was selected as Chief Medical Officer/Vice-President Medical Affairs of the 22 Shriners Hospitals and moved to the Headquarters in Tampa, FL. At the end of June 2012, after his retirement from Shriners Hospitals, he became the Chief Medical Officer - Emeritus.

Dr. Armstrong is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC), Fellow of the American Orthopaedic Association (FAOA), Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP). He completed the Kellogg Management Institute program at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Leadership for Physician Executives program at Harvard Medical School.  

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