Dr. Brett Peterson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Brett Peterson, MD
Dr. Brett Peterson, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Irvine, CA. He has been practicing for 19 years. Dr. Peterson is affiliated with Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center.

6670 Alton Pkwy

Irvine, CA 92618

Contact Information

(949) 932-5000

Dr. Brett Peterson, MD

Dr. Brett Peterson, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Kaiser Permanente

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Peterson

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas

new

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

Fracture
normal
more than 18% of peers
Fracture Care
normal
more than 10% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
normal
more than 9% 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.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Peterson "Kaiser Permanente: Our mission is to keep you healthy. Under-one-roof convenience, 24-hour advice nurse, and online access to manage your health - anytime."
2

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
2

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
71

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

More

Read More
36

Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release

More

Read More

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • D Geffen Sch Of Med-Ucla
    Medical School | Graduated 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Peterson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Peterson does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Peterson and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Peterson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peterson to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Lake Forest CA |
Dr Peterson is the best. he takes time and really cares for his patient. He did one hand surgery and they second one will be next week. So hard to find someone so trust worthy and caring. Glad he is part of Kaiser is a great insurance
Have you seen Dr. Brett Peterson, MD?
Are you Dr. Peterson?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Visit Dr. Peterson

Dr. Peterson accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Peterson has admitting privileges

Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center
700 Lawrence Expy
Santa Clara, CA 95051
View Hospital Profile

View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.

Orthopedic Surgery
(26)
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
(43)
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
(39)
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
(51)
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
(55)
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
(43)
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
(41)
Orthopedic Surgery
(108)
Orthopedic Surgery
(72)
Orthopedic Surgery
(85)