For appointments, please contact: Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies 1610 Dry Creek Drive Longmont, CO 80503 303.772.1600

This provider is credentialed to practice medicine at one or more UCHealth facilities but is not employed by any UCHealth facility. Contact information on this page may be for a non-UCHealth facility.

Dr. Pater is the team physician for Silver Creek High School athletics.


Monday: All day
Tuesday: All day
Wednesday: All day
Thursday: All day
Friday: All day
Saturday: All day
Sunday: All day

Qualifications and experience

Orthopedic Surgery
Languages spoken
Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Medical College of Wisconsin

Medical School
University of Kansas School of Medicine

Marquette University

Board Certification
Certification Agency Year
Rocky Mountain Shoulder & Elbow Society
Colorado Orthopedic Society
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Clinical interest for patients

Dr. Pater has received extensive training in reconstructive and arthroscopic techniques for the treatment of problems of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder. Dr. Pater specializes in surgery and rehabilitation of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder. Conditions commonly treated include arthritis-related conditions, fractures, repair of both traumatic and sports-related injuries, nerve compression and nerve injury, tendonitis and tendon injury, rheumatoid arthritis, Dupuytren’s Disease, and other painful conditions of the upper extremity.

Research interest for patients

Dr. Pater is currently involved with ongoing research and has authored and published manuscripts in peer-reviewed orthopedic journals. He has been a presenter at national and international meetings, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Combined Meeting of the American and Japanese Hand Societies.

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