Dr. Diane Petersen, MD

Dr. Diane Petersen, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Female  |  
Age 73
(18)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Diane Petersen, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Torrance, CA. She is 73 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

3565 Del Amo Blvd

Torrance, CA 90503

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Ear Disorders
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more than 59% of peers
Conductive Hearing Loss
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more than 27% of peers
Cough
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more than 16% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Petersen "Good communication is an important part of the patient-physician relationship. Dr. Petersen is committed to helping patients understand their medical problem (s)and treatment options. For this reason she listens intently to patient concerns. She answers questions and devotes considerable time to educating patients about their illness as well as the rationale for treatment or procedures they may need."
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acid Reflux
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sore Throat
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Audiometry
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Earwax Removal
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy
  • Hair Removal
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Irrigation of Ear
  • Joint Fusion
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Microlaryngoscopy
  • Mole Removal
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasopharyngoscopy
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Surgery
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Titan Skin Tightening
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tracheostomy
  • Treatment for Nose Bleeds
  • Tumor Resection
  • Uvulectomy
  • Wound Repair

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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

  • Ohio Wesleyan University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1966
  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Michael Reese Hospital Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Michael Reese Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Scholar, 1982
  • National Science Foundation Scholar, 1965
  • AMA PHYSICIANS RECOGNITION AWARD, 1991-1993,
Media & Publications

Dr. Petersen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Petersen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Petersen to family and friends
4.3
based on 18 total reviews
Dr. Petersen'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
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Petersen accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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