Introducing Two New Doctors
Front Range Orthopedics & Spine is pleased to welcome two board-certified and fellowship trained orthopedic specialists to the group: Dr. Nirav Shah and Dr. Peter Wood. With the addition of Shah and Wood, Front Range Orthopedics now has 15 providers.
“As Longmont grows it is natural we must grow in order to meet the needs of our community,” commented Dave Demchuk, Front Range Orthopedics & Spine CEO. “We are pleased to welcome Dr. Shah and Dr. Wood to our practice. With the addition of these two physicians it takes us to the next level of exceptional care we are able to deliver to the Longmont community and the Colorado Front Range. Dr. Shah and Dr. Wood both bring with them a well-deserved reputation which adds to our respected group of surgeons this community has access to.”
Dr. Shah and Dr. Wood are both fellowship-trained orthopedic sports medicine specialists who have been in the Longmont community for several years. Dr. Shah has been practicing in Longmont since 2011 while Dr. Wood has been practicing in Longmont since 1997.
About Front Range Orthopedics & Spine: Front Range Orthopedics & Spine is dedicated to comprehensive care that empowers patients to keep their bodies in pace with their passions. With over 42 years in the business and more than 150 years of combined experience, our team of doctors are truly dedicated to ensuring patients receive the highest quality orthopedic care and guidance. We also understand that proper patient care may take more than one doctor, so our focus is on helping the patient gain access to all doctors and services necessary for a safe and full recovery. In keeping with our pursuit of excellent, comprehensive health care, we are honored to serve as the orthopedic anchor in Longmont, Frederick and at Good Samaritan Medical Center in Lafayette.
Longmont: 1610 Dry Creek Drive
Lafayette: 300 Exempla Cir, Ste 200
Frederick: 4943 Highway 52, Ste 180
Westminster: 500 W. 144th Ave., Suite 120
For appointments: 303-772-1600
Dr. Nirav Shah attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois where he received his B.A. in Economics. He went to medical school at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, and received his M.D. in 2005. Dr. Shah went on to complete a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the Washington School of Medicine and then completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute. Dr. Shah was a team physician for several high school and college sports teams. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Shah is a well-recognized joint replacement surgeon in Colorado, specializing in shoulder replacements, hip replacements and knee replacements.
Dr. Shah joined Front Range Orthopedics & Spine in January of 2015; nonetheless, he has been practicing in Longmont and Boulder County since 2011. Dr. Shah looks forward to continuing his practice along the Front Range where he lives by his orthopedic care philosophy of “less is more”.
Dr. Peter Wood is originally from Pasadena, California and is a graduate of the University of California San Diego, he holds a B.S. in biochemistry. Dr. Wood continued on to receive his medical degree and complete an internship and residency at the University of California at the San Diego School of Medicine. He then completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Emory University. Prior to moving to the Longmont area, Dr. Wood served as Chief of the Orthopedics Department at the Woodland Medical Group in Woodland, California. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and is a board certified orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Wood has been delivering outstanding orthopedic care to the communities of Longmont and Boulder County since 1997. Dr. Wood enjoys treating patients from age two to 102 as “it keeps everyday interesting”. Dr. Wood is also a highly regarded joint replacement surgeon, specializing in knee replacements, hip replacements and shoulder replacements. He has a natural connection with his joint replacement patients as he too has two hip replacements.
Prior to medical school Dr. Wood served in our U.S. Army for two years. In his spare time he enjoys his family and the Colorado outdoors.