Dr. Daniel Peterson, MD

Dr. Daniel Peterson, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
Insurances AcceptedSave
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.

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
more than 80% of peers

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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."


  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

Conditions Treated


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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.


  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peterson to family and friends
based on 52 total reviews (21 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (52)

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Dr. Peterson's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (21)

Dr. Peterson is one of the very best surgeons in Austin. I’ve been a patient of his for over 12 years and I wouldn’t go to any other practice. His friendly and caring staff is the best as well. I would and have recommended Dr. Peterson to several of my friends and they too have had a positive...more
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Very informative,polite,
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Dr. Daniel Peterson has kept me able and walking for almost 15 years now. He is very skilled, and knows when to wait, and when surgery is necessary. I trust him with my life, and owe him much more for keeping me up and about!
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I would recommend Doctor Peterson and his staff to everyone. He is very professional does not waste a lot of time gets to the point of your problems and needs immediately. He knew what to do gave me alternatives set up appointments for my next doctor as well as my next visit to his office. Very...more
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I've had four surgeries performed by Dr. Peterson and was very pleased by each one. He's a very carrying person with his patients and explain thing to you medically and in layman terms so that you understand what will take place. I would highly recommend him to my family, friends, and anyone...more
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