Dr. Daniel Peterson, MD

Dr. Daniel Peterson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Daniel Peterson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Colorado At Denver in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

801 W 38th St Ste 400

Austin, TX 78705

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • 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 89% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 87% of peers
Low Back Pain
normal
more than 80% 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.

Dr. Peterson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Peterson "Dr. Daniel Peterson finished his residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1994 and has been in private practice in Austin since that time. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Peterson has served as chief of staff at University Medical Center Brackenridge and is deeply involved in the quality improvement process. He has broad interests in neurosurgery including brain tumors, aneurysms, pituitary surgery, and degenerative disorders of the spine. He has recently completed an IDE Study with an artificial cervical disc. Dr. Peterson has played an active role in neurological clinical research and has served as a clinical assistant professor at the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio. He currently holds the title of Adjunct Clinical Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas, Austin. His professional affiliations include the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Peterson "Comprised of six physicians, Austin Brain & Spine is the largest group of neurosurgeons in Central Texas with expertise in all areas of neurosurgery including spine, vascular, tumor, neurotrauma and pain. By treating the whole person with a continuum of services from non-surgical to surgical, our mission is to provide the highest quality of care to our patients in the safest possible environment. We strive to offer comprehensive technical surgery, while still focusing on the patient as a person."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

45  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Tx Med School San Antonio
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peterson to family and friends
61 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (61)

  • 5
    (55)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (27)

Nice people, short waiting, very direct doctor who was thorough with his analysis and comments. This fit my needs and comfort level best.
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Dr. Dan is the man.
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Dr Peterson is wonderful I have had surgery on my neck and was completely satisfied with the experience I cannot day enough nice things about him and his office personal
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I found Dr. Peterson to be a very competent, easy to communicate with and determined surgeon eager to solve his patient’s needs. He believes in physical therapy, if needed, to assist in overcoming the underlying issues. He performed a laminectomy which was a well performed and not unpleasant...more
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I like Dr.Peterson, he's down to earth, he explain things so you can understand. Everyone there are really nice.
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