Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

At Monument Orthopedics and Sports Trauma, we specialize in treatment/surgery for adult and pediatric patients who suffer from fractures, sports injuries, acute and degenerative injuries, or other orthopedic conditions. Dr. Peter Scheffel, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, is a shoulder, knee and hip arthroscopy specialist.

Treatments and Surgeries


  • Non-operative treatment of shoulder girdle pathology
  • Scope and open rotator cuff repair
  • Biceps tenotomy and tenodesis
  • Scope and open Bankart repair
  • SLAP repair
  • Subacromial decompression and spur removal
  • Spinoglenoid notch cyst decompression
  • Open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) of clavicle (medial, lateral, middle)
  • ORIF of glenoid, scapula, proximal humerus, or humeral shaft
  • Sternoclavicular joint reconstruction
  • Acromioclavicular (AC) joint reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic scapulothoracic bursectomy
  • Total shoulder replacement
  • Partial shoulder replacement
  • Reverse shoulder replacement
  • Latarjet procedure
  • Scope and open distal clavicle excision
  • Distal biceps tendon repair
  • PRP (platelet-rich plasma) injections
  • Stem cell injections


  • Non-operative treatment of knee pathology
  • Scope partial meniscectomy
  • Meniscus repair
  • Cartilage replacement/repair procedures
  • Allograft and autograft reconstructions (OATS, ACL/PCL/LCL/MCL)
  • ORIF of patella, femur, tibial plateau, tibial eminence, tibia, etc…
  • Patellar and quad tendon repair
  • Steroid injections
  • Syndics injections
  • Loose body removal
  • Benign tumor biopsy/removal
  • Patellar alignment/dislocation procedures
  • PRP (platelet-rich plasma) injections
  • Stem cell injections


  • Non-operative treatment of hip pathology
  • Diagnostic scope
  • Loose body removal
  • Labral repair
  • Acetabuloplasty and osteochondroplasty
  • Capsule repair
  • Hemi hip arthroplasty
  • Synovectomy
  • Gluteus medius repair
  • Iliotibial band release
  • Greater trochanteric bursectomy
  • Proximal hamstring repair
  • PRP (platelet-rich plasma) injections
  • Stem cell injections
  • Steroid injections


  • Operative and Non-operative treatment of many pediatric fractures and  most adult fractures (excluding: spine, pelvis, wrist and hindfoot)

Sports Medicine

  • Most acute and chronic sports related injuries with exception of concussion


Physician Information

Pete T. Scheffel, MD

Peter T. Scheffel, MD

Dr. Scheffel is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Trauma Specialist.  With an emphasis on shoulder, hip, knee, and sports-related injury, Dr. Scheffel’s mission is to provide his patients not only his orthopedic experience, but use of cutting-edge techniques and evidence-based care. He believes in a combination of skills to provide optimal patient care: the compassion needed to build a trusting relationship with his patients, the ability to integrate and apply a vast amount of information, and the technical aptitude needed to be proficient in the operating room.

Dr. Scheffel completed his orthopedic residency training at a top program in Seattle, WA (University of Washington).  While there, he trained under a number of world renowned traumatologists and an expert on shoulder pathology. He completed additional training in sports medicine and arthroscopy at the University of Utah where he was mentored by leaders in knee, shoulder and hip pathology.

Following fellowship training, Dr. Scheffel entered private practice in the Lake Tahoe area where he treated a variety of ski-hill related trauma. He and his family are now settled in the Grand Valley where there is ample opportunity to bike, ski and golf. They enjoy the beauty of the area, its people and the warmth of the community, and look forward to making this their long-term home.


Monument Orthopedics and Sports Trauma

401 Kokopelli Blvd.

Fruita, CO 81521 map-icon_brown

(970) 858-2705