Dr. Charles Peterson, MD

Dr. Charles Peterson, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
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Age 71
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Dr. Charles Peterson, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Elkhart, IN and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1973 and specializes in vascular surgery and general surgery.

500 Arcade Ave Ste 320

Elkhart, IN 46514

Contact Information

(574) 293-3317

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Venous Insufficiency
high
more than 89% of peers
Vascular Surgical Procedure
high
more than 85% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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24  Procedures

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Rochester Strong Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Rochester Strong Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

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

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Peterson

4.1

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2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
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1 Star
16.666666666666668%
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Dr Charles Edward Peterson is the absolute best surgeon I've ever encountered. I will not let anyone else operate on me concerning my current health issues. Dr Peterson takes the time to listen, ask questions and answers my questions in a manner that I and my family can understand. He takes the...Read More
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Dr. Peterson was on call when I came to the ER, post appendectomy complications, with an Ileus. He was very engaged and took time to explain everything to me and my family. He checked in every day and evaluated me and explained my recovery, gave me a general timetable on what to expect. He is very...Read More
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Dr. Peterson saved my life after my mini-strokes when surgery was needed to clear a 95% blockage in my right carotid artery. His positive and confident demeanor set me at ease. The surgery was an obvious success and the scar is barely visible, which speaks volumes about his skilled hands. Because...Read More
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I saw Dr. Peterson because of a vascular ulcer on back of my leg measuring 1.75" in diameter. He asked a few questions and then started to clean up the ulcer. He never examined my body. He did ask if I was a diabetic and I told him I was.
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