Dr. Diane Petersen, MD

Dr. Diane Petersen, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 74
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Dr. Diane Petersen, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. She graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1982 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

3565 Del Amo Blvd

Torrance, CA 90503

Contact Information

(310) 214-0811

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Petersen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

59  Conditions Treated

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57  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
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Earwax Removal
  • ENT Surgery
  • 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

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Petersen to family and friends
18 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Petersen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT
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