Dr. Kirsten D. Peterson, MD

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Specializes in Internal Medicine • Female • Age 53

1000 S Columbia Rd
Grand Forks, ND 58201
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Hospital Quality

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Altru Hospital
1200 South Columbia Road
Grand Forks, ND 58201

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Altru Clinic Main
1000 S Columbia Rd
Grand Forks, ND 58201
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    Dr. Peterson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Internal Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
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    Background Check for Dr. Peterson

    Malpractice Claims not available

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    • Other  (11/18/2011)
    • Action Taken: License Reinstatement with Restrictions and/or Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: North Dakota
    • Substance Abuse  (8/18/2010)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
    • Summary: Kirsten Dawn Peterson, MD License # 37385-20

      Nature of Complaint

      The physician admitted being under the influence of alcohol while providing professional services at the Clinic where she was employed on July 12, 2010. She was removed from the clinic and suspended from her employment; she was subsequently terminated on July 16, 2010. On July 21, 2010 the physician reported for admission to an inpatient unit for alcohol detoxification. Her physician at the facility told her the adequate level of her treatment required residential treatment. The physician declined consideration because of financial concerns. She did agree to a partial hospitalization program; however, she failed to appear for the appointments. The facility physician reported her to the Board and stated “I do have concerns that Dr. Peterson has a severe alcohol dependence that puts her at high risk of harming patients and public safety.”

      The physician is also being disciplined in the State of North Dakota for relapses with alcohol use and being impaired while on duty.

      Action Taken

      The Wisconsin Medical Examining Board has issued a Final Decision and Order in which the following is ORDERED and is not limited to the following.

      1. The physician’s license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Wisconsin is Indefinitely Suspended with conditions.
      2. The physician’s suspension is Stayed with condition including and not limited to the suspension shall not be stayed for the first sixty days.
      3. The physician’s medical license is Limited including and not limited to Required Treatment, Releases, AA/NA Meetings, Sobriety, Drug and Alcohol Screens and Required Reporting.
      4. The physician shall pay the costs of this proceeding in the amount of $357.00.

      January 19, 2011 – Order Denying Stay

      The Wisconsin Medical Examining Board has ORDERED that the physician’s request for an initial stay of the suspension of her license #37385-20 to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Wisconsin is Denied.

      March 22, 2011 – Order Denying Request for Stay of Suspension

      The Wisconsin Medical Examining Board has ORDERED that the physician’s request for an initial stay of the suspension of her license #37385-20 to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Wisconsin is Denied.

      May 3, 2011 – Order Granting Stay of Suspension

      The Wisconsin Medical Examining Board has ORDERED that the physician is Granted an initial stay of suspension of her license # 37385-20 to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Wisconsin.

    • State: Wisconsin

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    • Substance Abuse  (10/27/2014)
    • Action Taken: Other actions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Wisconsin
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • Substance Abuse  (10/22/2013)
    • Action Taken: Other actions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Wisconsin
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • Substance Abuse  (3/7/2013)
    • Action Taken: Other actions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Wisconsin
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • Substance Abuse  (2/15/2012)
    • Action Taken: Other actions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Wisconsin
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of North Dakota School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1987
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Peterson & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Peterson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    7 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 7 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Peterson
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Altru Clinic Main
    1000 S Columbia Rd
    Grand Forks, ND 58201
    (701) 780-6000 (Office)
    (701) 780-6975 (Fax)
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