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Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat • Female • Age 71

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Hospital Quality

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Torrance Memorial Medical Center
3330 Lomita Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90505

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Accepting new patients?

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Healthcare Partners Medical Group
3565 Del Amo Blvd
Torrance, CA 90503
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    Dr. Petersen's Experience

    Dr. Petersen's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Adenoidectomy
    • Arthrodesis Surgery
    • Audiometry
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Botox® Injection
    • Captique™ Injection
    • Collagen Injection
    • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
    • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • Earlobe Repair
    • Earwax Removal
    • Excision of Facial Bone
    • Excision of Neck Mass
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
    • Facial Peel
    • Facial Reconstruction
    • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
    • Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy
    • Hair Removal
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Hylaform Injection
    • In-Office Teeth Whitening
    • Irrigation of Ear
    • Laser Hair Removal
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Microdermabrasion
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    • Microlaryngoscopy
    • Mole Removal
    • Myringotomy
    • Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
    • Nasal Surgery
    • Nasopharyngoscopy
    • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
    • Radiesse® Injections
    • Restylane® Injections
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Skin Cancer Removal
    • Skin Grafts
    • Skin Surgery
    • Teeth Whitening
    • Temporal Artery Biopsy
    • Titan Skin Tightening
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Tracheostomy
    • Treatment for Nose Bleeds
    • Tumor Resection
    • Uvulectomy
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    • Acid Reflux
    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Acute Tonsillitis
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Benign Tumor
    • Broken Nose
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Chronic Tonsillitis
    • Conductive Hearing Loss
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Ear Infection
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Facial Fracture
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Hearing Loss
    • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Leukoplakia
    • Lip Cancer
    • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
    • Malignant Tumor
    • Meniere's Disease
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    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
    • Otitis Media
    • Otosclerosis
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Peritonsillar Abscess
    • Postnasal Drip
    • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
    • Tinnitus
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertigo
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    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Scholar, 1982
    • National Science Foundation Scholar, 1965
    • AMA PHYSICIANS RECOGNITION AWARD, 1991-1993,
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Michigan Medical School
    Graduated in 1982

    Internship Hospital

    Michael Reese Hospital Med Center
    Complete in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    Michael Reese Hospital Med Center
    Complete in 1984
    UCLA Med Center
    Complete in 1988

    Undergraduate Schools

    Ohio Wesleyan University
    Graduated in 1966
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Petersen & 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. Petersen's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Petersen

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Petersen to family and friends

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    above
    national average

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Experience with Dr. Petersen
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    21 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    21 responses
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    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    21 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    21 responses
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    national average

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    Healthcare Partners Medical Group
    3565 Del Amo Blvd
    Torrance, CA 90503
    (310) 214-0811 (Office)
    (310) 793-9531 (Fax)
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