kathryn m. peck, md

Kathryn M. Peck, MDphysician

Dr. Peck earned her undergraduate degree in Biology at Indiana University in 2002. She was awarded her medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2007, and completed her Orthopaedic Surgery residency at Indiana University. Following residency, Dr. Peck has pursued additional subspecialty training in three areas. She completed a pediatric orthopaedic surgery fellowship at Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida, a hand, upper extremity, and microvascular surgery fellowship at the renowned Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, and a pediatric hand and upper extremity surgery fellowship, including the brachial plexus, at Shriner’s Children’s Hospital For Children in Sacramento, California.

Dr. Peck’s clinical and surgical interests include all-inclusive care of the upper extremity from shoulder to finger tips for adult and pediatric patients including arthritis, trauma, compressive neuropathies, arthroscopy, congenital hand and upper extremity conditions, peripheral nerve surgery including the brachial plexus. Dr. Peck works closely with each patient to present treatment options, understand the goals they hope to achieve, and help them make the best treatment decisions based on these goals.

Dr. Peck has a great interest in educating medical students, residents, and fellows in hand and upper extremity surgery, in addition to writing scientific articles and book chapters. She is a member of the Residency Education Committee for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Also, she has a special interest in volunteer medicine overseas and recently completed a surgical mission trip to Nicaragua.

Dr. Peck is a candidate member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Association for Hand Surgery, the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, the Indiana State Medical Association, and Health Volunteers Overseas.

Outside of the Indiana Hand Center, Dr. Peck has many interests including cycling, cooking, photography, watching the Hoosiers and spending time with her family.

Dr. Peck can see patients at the following locations

Indianapolis-Northside
Indianapolis-Downtown
Terre Haute
Riley Hospital

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Research/Publications

Peck K, Herrera-Soto J. Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: What’s new?. Orthopaedic Clinics of Northo America. 2014 Jan;45(1); 77-86.

Peck K, James M. Congenital Longitudinal Deficiencies of the Forearm. Atlas of Amputation and Limb Deficiencies, 4th Edition. AAOS Publications.

Peck K, Bauer A. Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy. Chapman’s Comprehensive Orthopaedics, 4th Edition.

Chronic Radial Head Fractures in Gymnasts
Mentor: Dr Hill Hastings, II
• Presented at the Garceau-Wray Lectureship June 2014
• Presented at the Tri-State Meeting June 2014

Spinal Infection in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) and Neuromuscular Scoliosis and Its Relationship to Estimated Blood Volume Loss (EBVL).
Mentor: Dr Jose Herrera-Soto
• Abstract submitted for Scoliosis Research Society Meeting

Are MRSA Nare Cultures Predictors of Infection in Adolescent Idiopathic and Neuromuscular Scoliosis
Mentor: Dr Jose Herrera-Soto
• Abstract accepted for AAOS Annual Meeting 2013

The Fate of the Neuromuscular Hip After Posterior Spinal Fusion.
Mentor: Dr Jose Herrera-Soto
• Abstract accepted for AAOS Annual Meeting 2013

Effect of Platelets on Tumor Growth and Metastatic Disease in Osteosarcoma Mouse Model
Mentor: Dr Melissa Kacena
• Presented at the Indiana Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting 2012.

Relationship of Platelets and Metastatic Disease in Osteosarcoma Patients: A Retrospective Chart Review
Mentor: Dr Melissa Kacena
• Presented at the Indiana Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting 2012

Residency:
“Best Third Year Ortho Teaching Resident” Award. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, July 2010
“Best Resident Research Paper” Award. Indiana Orthopaedic Society, April 2012
The George Alavanja Award. Chosen by peers for best exemplifying compassion towards patients, June 2012

Medical School:
Alpha Omega Alpha
The Janice Pascuzzi Scholarship
Gold Humanism Honor Society

Clinical Honors:
Orthopaedics, Medicine Sub-I, Surgical ICU, Ethics in Medicine, Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Medicine, Psychiatry, Neurology, Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Cardiovascular/Thoracic Surgery

American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American Association for Hand Surgery
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Orthopaedic Political Action Committee
Indiana State Medical Association