Jeffrey Peck, M.D., is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Children’s National Hospital and an instructor at the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. He grew up in West Lafayette, Indiana before moving to Chicago to attend Northwestern University. He then obtained his medical degree at The Ohio State University and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency training through Michigan State University at the McLaren-Flint hospital in Flint, Michigan. He was selected to pursue additional expertise training in pediatric orthopaedics and spine deformity care at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas followed by training in hip preservation in at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.
Dr. Peck specializes in pediatric orthopaedic care, with subspecialty interests in pediatric and young adult hip preservation and spine deformity care. He is trained in the use of several surgical techniques in treating patients, which include pelvic osteotomies such as the periacetabular osteotomy (PAO), surgical hip dislocation, hip arthroscopy, posterior spinal fusion and vertebral tethering. Additionally, though surgery is sometimes necessary, he always attempts to use non-operative treatment options whenever possible, which may include physical therapy, bracing or casting.
Dr. Peck is a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA). He has presented research nationally, published orthopaedic journal articles and authored orthopaedic textbook chapters. Given his Indiana roots, in his life outside of the hospital he has a passion for playing and watching basketball, as well as football, soccer and snowboarding. He also enjoys travelling as an opportunity to visit the amazing people and places throughout this great country and world.