Medical Director

Peter Slabaugh MD

Dr. Slabaugh completed his orthopedic residency training at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), after which he completed a fellowship in spine surgery at the University of Minnesota before coming to practice at Webster Orthopedics. He specializes in the surgical and nonsurgical treatment of many spinal disorders including pediatric problems, scoliosis, fractures, and back pain caused by disc problems and arthritis.

Dr. Slabaugh is a clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at UCSF. As chief of orthopedics at Highland Alameda County trauma hospital, Dr. Slabaugh has extensive experience in all types of orthopedic fractures.

In addition to participating in numerous speaking engagements, Dr. Slabaugh has authored articles in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Journal of Trauma, Journal of Spine, and LeRoy Abbott Orthopaedic Society proceedings.

Dr. Slabaugh says he has a strong professional commitment to “the most pressing issue in health care – fiscally responsible and ethical practice.”

He’s also a firm believer in in JOF’s educational mission: “Education to patients and healthcare providers are our most important goals and working to achieve these goals should be our main objective."

Additionally, “the most pressing issue is the fiscally responsible and ethical practice of health care."

When not working or volunteering with JOF, he enjoys tennis and other sports.