Dr. Dirk Peterson, MD

Dr. Dirk Peterson, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
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60 y/o
(24)

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Dr. Dirk Peterson, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Cape Coral, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

Lee Physician Group - Obstetrics and Gynecology

1682 NE Pine Island Rd

Cape Coral, FL 33909
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Yeast Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
very high
more than 99% 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.

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

66  Conditions Treated

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48  Procedures

  • Amniocentesis
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sympathectomy
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Med Ctr/U Fla
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Med Ctr/U Fla
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Peterson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Peterson's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peterson to family and friends
24 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

My experience with Dr. Peterson was excellent. When Dr Peterson enters the exam room he is well versed on my concerns and my medical history. Dr. Peterson is able to explain medical conditions in layman's terms (so that this ole gal can understand)! His staff and nurses are very attentive to...more
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I've been seeing doctor Peterson for 10 years. He is amazing! Very straight forward and does not beat around the bush (which I love). Very knowledgeable with a great sense of humor.
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We begin to seek the professional services of a specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology , in our area , finding Dr. Dirk Peterson with very good references and comments ,on their professional work and the satisfaction of their patients in its friendly and courteous . We were lucky that the...more
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I love Dr. Peterson! His nurse Kathy is amazing. They make me feel like family , and I know they care about me. We've cried and laughed together. I never feel rushed, they always take the time. I'm so appreciative of all they've done and continue to do for me. He is such a great teacher, and he...more
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The most painful pap smear I have ever experienced!! That and he's ignorant, he tried telling me I should stop breastfeeding once my baby got teeth (he got teeth at 4 months). WORST doctor I have ever gone to!!!
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