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Peter G. Elsissy, MD

About Peter

Joint Replacement

Dr. Peter Elsissy, born to two immigrants, both from Cairo, Egypt, was raised in Connecticut before moving to Southern California at age 10.

He attended the University of California, Riverside and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 2002. He received his MD from David Geffin School of Medicine, UCLA in 2005 and completed his internship in general surgery at Loma Linda University in 2006 followed by residency in Orthopaedic Surgery in June 2010. He then completed his fellowship in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty at the Arizona Institute for Bone and Joint Disorders in August 2011.

Dr. Elsissy has been recognized for several achievements over the past several years including a first-place research paper at the 5th Annual Loma Linda University Medical Center/Graduate Medical Education Program Directors and Coordinators Conference, as well as, “Teaching Resident of the Year” by the Orthopaedic Trauma Association awarded to the best 3rd year teaching resident.

He is associated with the publication of multiple orthopaedic research projects and a letter to the editor of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

In 2010, both Dr. Elsissy, his wife Laura, and Dr. and Mrs. James Matiko, traveled to Haiti on a medical mission trip to help those affected by the earthquake’s destruction. His hobbies include snowboarding, cooking with family and friends, and traveling. Dr. Elsissy has been a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons since 2006 and is a Fellow of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

Dr. Elsissy feels blessed to use his gifts and talents from God to help his patients. He and his family attend a non-denominational church and are committed born-again Christians.

Affiliations The Spine & Joint Institute at Redlands Community Hospital