Dr. Charles E. Peterson, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 67

500 Arcade Ave Suite 200
Elkhart, IN 46514
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Dr. Peterson:

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Dr. Peterson's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Memorial Hospital of South Bend
615 North Michigan Street
South Bend, IN 46601

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Peterson

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8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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General Vascular Surgery
General Vascular Surgery
500 Arcade Ave Suite 200
Elkhart, IN 46514
General Vascular Surgery
6301 University Commons Suite 340
South Bend, IN 46635
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7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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  1. Healthgrades

    10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

    Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

    Dr. Peterson's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2007
    1
    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Varicose Vein Procedures
    2
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Peterson

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Indiana.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Graduated in 1973

    Internship Hospital

    Rochester Strong Meml Hospital
    Complete in 1974

    Residency Hospital

    Rochester Strong Meml Hospital
    Complete in 1978
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Peterson & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Peterson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Memorial Hospital of South Bend where Dr. Peterson has admitting privileges:

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    • Memorial Hospital of South Bend

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Peterson

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peterson to family and friends

    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Peterson's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 6 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Peterson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Your participation in the survey will help other patients make informed decisions. You will also be helping Dr. Peterson and his staff know how they are doing and how they can improve their services.

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  4. Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Peterson accepting new patients?

    If you are a new patient, please check with Dr. Peterson before scheduling an appointment.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

    A
    General Vascular Surgery
    500 Arcade Ave Suite 200
    Elkhart, IN 46514
    (574) 293-3317 (Office)
    (574) 293-3523 (Fax)
    B
    General Vascular Surgery
    6301 University Commons Suite 340
    South Bend, IN 46635
    (574) 236-1896 (Office)
    (574) 236-1887 (Fax)
    C
    621 Memorial Dr Suite 302
    South Bend, IN 46601
    (574) 236-1888 (Office)
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