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Dr. Gerald Peterson, DPM

Podiatric Surgery ·  Male · Age 70

Dr. Peterson

Providence Seaside Hospital

1880 Willamette Falls Dr Ste 111 West Linn, OR 97068

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Dr. Gerald Peterson, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in West Linn, OR and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Dr Scholls Podiatry School in 1978 and specializes in podiatric surgery and podiatry.

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(503) 657-1900

Dr. Peterson accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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No malpractice claims found for Oregon
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Peterson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Plantar Fasciitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson treats Plantar Fasciitis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Peterson treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Foot Conditions

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson treats Foot Conditions more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Peterson treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Nail Avulsion and Excision

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson performs Nail Avulsion and Excision more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Peterson performs this procedure more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Peterson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Bunion
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot

About Me

Care Philosophy

I strongly believe in communicating the nature of my patients condition with respect to their diagnosis and the alternatives of treatment. While surgery may be required to correct a foot condition, conservative options are generally always available ...


  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry


Portland Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Dr Scholls Podiatry School
Medical School
Dr. Scholls College of Podiatric Medicine
Wayne State University
Undergraduate School
Masters Degree


  • America's Most Influential Top 175 Podiatrist in the US, March 2012
  • Nationally recognized podiatric political leader, 2007
  • Oregon PMA Lifetime Service Award, 2009
  • APMA Meritorious Service Award, 2001

Media & Publications

  • America's Most Influential Podiatrist 2012, March 2012
  • About Feet,

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What People Say About Dr. Gerald Peterson, DPM
Dr. Peterson is a caring doctor. He takes time with you and explains everything. He is a board certified surgeon. The staff is very friendly.
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