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


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

Practice History

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

Hospital Affiliations

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

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

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

6/5/95-Present Courtesy Staff/Associate Staff
Memorial Mission Hospital
Asheville, North Carolina

2/13/00-2/12/02 Active Staff
St. Luke’s Hospital
Columbus, North Carolina

September 2004-Present Frank R. Howard Memorial Hospital
Willits, California


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

Church/Ministry Activity

Fletcher Academy, Inc., Fletcher, North Carolina
1996-Present Board Member

Southern Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Atlanta, Georgia
1996-Present Executive Committee

Light Bearers Ministry, Malo, Washington
2004-Present Board Member

1888 Message Study Committee, Berrien Springs, Michigan
2003-Present Board Member
2005 Vice President for Evangelism

Fourth Angel
2002-Present President

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


Arthroscopy Journal

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.