Dr. Brent Peterson, DO

Dr. Brent Peterson, DO

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Brent Peterson, DO is a neurosurgery specialist in Saint Joseph, MO and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

802 N Riverside Rd Ste 150

Saint Joseph, MO 64507

Contact Information

(816) 271-4025

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Peterson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Low Back Pain
high
more than 82% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
high
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Peterson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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12  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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.

Education

  • Drake University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Garden City Osteopathic Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Garden City Osteopathic Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Peterson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Peterson's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peterson to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Peterson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I was diagnosed this summer with Spondyloslisthesis as well as having two cysts in my back. After consulting several surgeons and all of them telling me that a Spinal Fusion was the best way to properly fix my condition. Dr. Peterson took his time to explain my condition to my wife and I, he...more
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Dr. Peterson was very personable, explained everything in details that I could understand, was very compassionate.
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Dr Peterson has a wonderful bedside manor. He explained my options, gave me pros and cons of each, gave me his recommendation, and was understanding when I told him I had to think a little before making a decision.
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Dr. Peterson is a wonderful doctor. I had surgery Sept 30 and had to just sit and walk for 3 months but he reminded me to be a patient patient. I have been pain free since surgery and feel wonderful. He did an amazing job and I would refer anyone to him. I am now able to start to exercise again...more
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