Tomas Pevny MD of Glenwood Springs Colorado, is originally from Bratislava in the Slovak Republic. He is the fourth generation of doctors in the Pevny family. His great-grandfather was surgeon general of Austria Hungary, from which Czechoslovakia formed after World War II. His great-great grandfather was the first radiologist in Czechoslovakia. Dr. Pevny’s father was a prominent pulmonologist in Czechoslovakia before fleeing to the United States in 1968 with his wife and two young children to further pursue his career in medicine.
Dr. Pevny grew up in Houston, Texas. He attended Texas A&M University and graduated with honors while obtaining a degree in biochemistry. He subsequently earned his medical degree from the prestigious Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. His orthopaedic surgery residency training was performed at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. His passion for sports led him to Aspen to complete the Rocky Mountain Sports Medicine Fellowship. Dr. Pevny joined Aspen Orthopaedic Associates in the summer of 1996, at the completion of his sports medicine fellowship.
Dr. Pevny’s professional interests include sports medicine, in particular disorders of the shoulder and knee. Dr. Pevny also specializes in total joint replacement surgery of the knee and shoulder. Dr. Pevny established the total joint replacement surgery at Aspen Valley Hospital which prior to his arrival was not available.
Dr. Pevny is an active participant in many local and national orthopaedic societies, remaining current in the latest orthopaedic technologies. Dr. Pevny is also actively involved in research in the area of sports medicine and joint replacement. He is involved in teaching sports medicine fellows the newest techniques in knee and shoulder surgery as well as total joint replacement. Dr. Pevny is an active lecturer and has published numerous articles as well as book chapters.
Dr. Pevny lives in Aspen with his wife Lori and three children — Jack, Nicholas, and Sophia. He enjoys skiing, biking, running, and golf.
Specialty & Clinical Interests
- Orthopedic Sports Medicine
- Total Joint Replacement