Dr. Charles Peterson, MD

Dr. Charles Peterson, MD

Vascular Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Charles Peterson, MD is a vascular surgery doctor who practices in Elkhart, IN. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 44 years. Dr. Peterson is affiliated with Elkhart General Hospital and Memorial Hospital of South Bend.

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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Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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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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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

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • 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 of recommending Dr. Peterson to family and friends
3.8
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Peterson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in South Bend, IN |
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 I trust Dr. Peterson with my life, he was who I chose to also perform my gallbladder surgery a few years ago. He and his entire staff are wonderful, competent, personable and caring people.
South Bend, IN |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Peterson accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Priority Health
    Priority PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus

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Hospitals where Dr. Peterson has admitting privileges

Elkhart General Hospital
600 East Blvd
Elkhart, IN 46514
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Memorial Hospital of South Bend
615 N Michigan St
South Bend, IN 46601
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