Todd Guthrie, M.D.

Our Physicians: Todd Guthrie, M.D.

  • Loma Linda University
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery


August 1978-Undergraduate Study

May 1980 Pacific Union college
Angwin, California

June 1982 Bachelor of Science
Walla Walla College
College Place, Washington

June 1986 Doctor of Medicine
Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, California

Specialty Training

June 1986-June 1987 General Surgery Internship, Bruce Branson, MD, Chief of Service
Loma Linda University Medical Center

June 1987-1991 Orthopedic Surgery Residency, William P. Bunnell, MD, Chief of Service
Loma Linda University Medical Center

Additional Training

June 29-30, 2006 Oxford Unicompartmental Knee Advanced Instructional Course

March 21, 2011 Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Education Course

June 20, 2013 TLIF Preceptorship - Denver, Colorado. Chad Prusmack, MD

Sept 30, 2013 Shoulder and Reverse Shoulder Preceptorship - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. John Sperling, MD.

April 20, 2016 Coflex Training - Paradigm Spine

June 2, 2016 Secure-C Artificial Disc Training - Globus Medical

Nov. 30, 2018 Sacroiliac Fusion Training - SI-Bone


July 1986 California Medical License G060880, Issued approx. 7/86, Active

May 1991 North Carolina Medical License 34025, Issued 5/25/91, Active

July 1994 Board Certified 7/15/94, Recertified 1/1/05 American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Active

October 2003 Tennessee Medical License 38115, Issued 12/11/03, Active

December 2003 Colorado medical License 42213, Issued 12/11/03, Active

March 2004 New Mexico Medical License MD2004-0115, Issued 3/12/04, Active

July 2009 - 2014 California Qualified Medical Examiner #994503. Did not renew in 2014 due to busy schedule.

Practice History

1991-2005 Park Ridge Orthopedics, PA
Fletcher, North Carolina

May 2005- August 2005 Various Locum Tenens

August 2005 – Present Todd Guthrie, MD, PC, Mt. Shasta, California

Hospital Affiliations

July 1991-2005 Active Staff
Park Ridge Hospital
Fletcher, North Carolina

1992-1995/1999-2002 Courtesy Staff
Margaret R. Pardee Memorial Hospital
Hendersonville, North Carolina

1993-May 2005 Courtesy Staff/Associate Staff
St. Joseph’s Hospital
Asheville, North Carolina

1995-2005 Courtesy Staff/Associate Staff
Memorial Mission Hospital
Asheville, North Carolina

2004-2008 Frank R. Howard Memorial Hospital
Willits, California

August 2005–Present Active Staff

August 2005-June 2013 Courtesy Staff

August 2005-Present Courtesy Staff

September 2012-Present Courtesy Staff
Mayers Memorial Hospital District
Fall River Mills, CA

April 2013-March 2015 Active/Courtesy
Takoma Regional Hospital
Greeneville, TN


Park Ridge Hospital, Fletcher, North Carolina

1994 Secretary-Treasurer
1995-1996 Chief of Staff Elect
1997-1998 Chief of Staff
1999-2000 Past Chief of Staff
1993-Present Medical Executive Committee
1994, 1997, 1999 Credentials Committee
1995-1996 Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
1997-2003 Spiritual Emphasis Committee
1999-2000 Chief of Surgery
1994-2000 Hospital Board

Mountain Health Care, PA, Asheville, North Carolina

1999-2000 Board Member
2000-2002 President/Board Chairman

Mercy Medical Center, Mt. Shasta, California

2008-2010, 2014-2016 Chief of Surgery
2010-2012 Secretary of Medical Staff
2013 Vice Chief of Staff
2014 - 2018 Dignity Health North State Board Member
2017 - 2018 Chief of Staff
2019 - Present Executive Committee

Loma Linda University School of Medicine

2014-Present Adjunct Instructor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Humanitarian/Mission Activity

1998, 1999, 2000 Lectures and/or Surgery at Hermanos Ameijeiras Hospital, Havana, Cuba

2000 (Jan, Dec) Lectures at Abefemi Awalowo University School of Medicine, Surgery at Ile Ife SDA Hospital, Ile
Ife, Osun State, Nigeria

2000 Hosting of Cuban Surgeons at Park Ridge Hospital, Fletcher, North Carolina and at American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida

2004 January Mission Trip to Ile Ife SDA Hospital, Nigeria, and Mugonero Hospital, Rwanda

2005 June - Evangelism in Grand Cayman; July - Evangelism in Lome, Togo


May/June 2001 Minimally Invasive Selective Osteotomy of the Knee: A new surgical technique, Heriberto Ojeda
Leon, Carlos E. Rodriguez Blanco, Todd B. Guthrie

Endoscopic Quadricepsplasty: A New Surgical Technique. Carlos E. Rodriguez Blanco, Heriberto Ojeda Leon, Todd B. Guthrie

Endoscopic Treatment of Calcaneal Spur Syndrome: A Comprehensive Technique. Carlos E. Rodreguez Blanco, Heriberto Ojeda Leon, Todd B. Guthrie

Arthroscopic decompressive medical release of the varus arthritic knee: expanding the functional envelope.
Heriberto Ojeda Leon, Carlos E. Rodriguez Blanco, Todd B. Guthrie

Combined partial arthroscopic synovectomy and radiation therapy for diffuse pigmented villondular synovitis of the knee. Carlos E. Rodriguez Blanco, Heriberto Ojeda Leon, Todd B. Guthrie

March 2005 Intercondylar notch stenosis in degenerative arthritis of the knee. Heriberto Ojeda Leon, M.D. Carlos E. Rodriguez Blanco, M.D. Todd B. Guthrie, M.D. Oscar J. Nordelo Martinez, M.D.