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Dr. Douglas Peterson, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Peterson

Dr. Douglas Peterson, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1989 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.


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(520) 721-2728

Dr. Peterson accepts the following insurance:

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Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
Choice Plus POS II
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Cigna
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Dr. Peterson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Dr. Peterson treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Peterson treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Diverticulosis, Intestinal
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson treats Diverticulosis, Intestinal more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Peterson treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dysphagia
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson treats Dysphagia more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Peterson treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Peterson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Copper Metabolism Disorders
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. Douglas Peterson, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1989 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1995
University Az Hosps
Fellowship Hospital
1993
University Az Hosps
Residency Hospital
1990
University Az Hosps
Internship Hospital
1989
University Of Wisconsin Medical School
Medical School
1995
1993
1990
1989

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Peterson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Peterson

3.8

Based on 16 reviews

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1 Star
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A consistent and reliable professional, caring, understanding, patient, and knowledgeable. He has my complete trust.
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I cannot recommend him. He is very harsh and really acted like he didn't care. His brashness really got me and I will not return.
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I had an 8:20 appointment for a consultation, but was not seen until 8:55. When Dr. Peterson came in, he appeared flustered and rushed, and that did not make me feel very comfortable that he would have, or make, the time to discuss my concerns. Also, the counter top in the exam room is completely...Read More
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The minute I entered Dr Peterson's office, I knew I was in a professional and humanistic environment. The office staff was very helpful and friendly. The physician saw me on time, was a good listener, communicator, and I appreciated his compassion, empathy, and respect for my situation and...Read More
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Had to go in for a routine Colonoscopy scheduled with Dr. Peterson (at Adobe Gastroenterology). The doctor and all the staff were great ! (Very Professional, friendly and great attitudes, helpful). They have their whole process, from check in to release down to a smooth process. The whole...Read More
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