Dr. Pevny 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 orthopedic 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 Orthopedic 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. Dr. Pevny utilizes the Makoplasty robotic assisted partial and total knee system. Dr. Pevny established the total joint replacement surgery at Aspen Valley Hospital which prior to his arrival was not available.
Most recently Dr. Pevny has become involved in Joint Preservation utilizing HA, PRP, and Stem Cell injections to help restore joint function in patients with cartilage injury or arthritis.
Dr. Pevny is an active participant in many local and national orthopedic societies, remaining current in the latest orthopedic 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.