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Stephen Pehler, MD


Dr. Stephen Pehler strives to make sure his patients feel that they have a partner in the treatment process. From the time of diagnosis to surgery and postoperative care, he believes his personalized team approach will help his patients return to a quality of life quickly and as safe as possible. He gives individualized and personalized patient care and his number one goal is to provide the most up to date advanced evidence-based options to treat his patient’s spine disorders. The first line of treatment will be non-operative care, reserving surgery as a last option.

Dr. Stephen Pehler is originally from Houston Texas. He received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences from Auburn University and his degree in medicine from teh University of Albama, where he was inducted into the AOA medical honors society. Dr. Pehler completed his training in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical Center. Most recently, Dr. Pehler completed additional training and a fellowship in Spine Surgery at argably the best spine fellowship in the country at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City under the direction of Dr. Darrel Brodke.

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Auburn University – Biomedical Sciences – Graduated in 2008

University of Alabama School of Medicine – Medical Doctorate – Graduated in 2010