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Anthony Pachelli, MD

Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Fellowship-Trained in Arthroscopy of the Shoulder & Knee
Fellowship-Trained in Athletic Medicine

Dr. Anthony Pachelli, a long-time New Mexico resident, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon whose practice focuses on arthroscopy and sports medicine.  He strives to provide the highest quality of care, respecting the dignity and individual needs of each patient.

Dr. Pachelli is personally vested in the health and well-being of the whole person.  To that end, he and his staff are dedicated to making the entire patient experience as pleasant as possible.  Dr. Pachelli enjoys working in orthopaedics as many problems are correctable and the sub-specialties of arthroscopy and sports medicine hold a particular fascination for him.

Dr. Pachelli specializes in arthroscopic and reconstructive procedures of the shoulder and knee and regularly participates at national meetings as an instructor in those areas.  On several occasions, Dr. Pachelli has also served as a team physician for the United States Ski Team.

Dr. Pachelli joined New Mexico Orthopaedics in 1992, and has served as Medical Director of the New Mexico Orthopaedic Surgery Center since its inception in 1999. 

Dr. Pachelli encourages others to reap the benefits and fulfillment that sports participation and an active lifestyle can bring and lives according to his own advice.  He is an avid cyclist and enjoys skiing during the winter months.

Undergraduate Degree:

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Medical School:

University of New Mexico Medical Center, Albuquerque, NM


Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, KS


Shriners Hospital for Children, St. Louis, MO and St Francis Regional Medical Center/University of Kansas, Wichita, KS


Southern California Orthopaedic Institute, Van Nuys, CA

Hospital Affiliations

New Mexico Orthopaedic Surgery Center

Presbyterian Hospital

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery 
Greater Albuquerque Medical Association
New Mexico Medical Society
Arthroscopy Association of North America
New Mexico Orthopaedic Association