Dr. Dirk Peterson, MD

Dr. Dirk Peterson, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
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59 y/o
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Dr. Dirk Peterson, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Cape Coral, FL. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

Lee Physician Group - Obstetrics and Gynecology

1682 NE Pine Island Rd

Cape Coral, FL 33909
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Amniocentesis
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • 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
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peterson to family and friends
4.3
based on 23 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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

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)

in Punta Gorda, FL |
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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in Cape Coral, FL |
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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in Cape Coral, FL |
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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in Cape Coral |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Peterson accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Peterson has admitting privileges

Cape Coral Hospital
636 Del Prado Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33990
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Gulf Coast Medical Center
13681 Doctors Way
Fort Myers, FL 33912
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HealthPark Medical Center
9981 S Healthpark Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33908
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Lee Memorial Hospital
2776 Cleveland Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
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