Dr. Jared Peterson, MD

Dr. Jared Peterson, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 36
(10)
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Dr. Jared Peterson, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Layton, UT. He is 36 years old and has been practicing for 8 years. Read his story

1580 W Antelope Dr Ste 175

Layton, UT 84041

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • 4 More

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Astigmatism
very high
more than 97% of peers
Farsightedness
very high
more than 90% of peers
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Peterson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Peterson "Jared Peterson, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist at Mountain View Eye Center in Layton, Utah. He completed his ophthalmology residency training at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, which is perennially ranked among the top 3 ophthalmology programs in the country. Dr. Peterson received his Bachelor's Degree from Weber State University, graduating with High Honors. He continued his training at the Ohio State University College of Medicine where he graduated with honors and received multiple academic and research awards. While at Ohio State, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society for his academic achievements. He was also nominated and selected by his peers for induction into the Gold Humanism Honor Society for his humanistic and caring approach toward his patients. Dr. Peterson participated in various ophthalmological research projects and was awarded Alpha Omega Alpha and Fight For Sight national research fellowships. Dr. Peterson next completed his internship at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio where senior residents and staff presented him with the Best Transitional Resident of the Year award. Dr. Peterson was honored to receive his training in ophthalmology from Wills Eye Hospital, which is a high volume referral center where he was able to see many rare diagnoses and received extensive experience in managing ocular trauma. He was also exposed to the most recent technological advances in the field, and was one of the first resident physicians in the country to be trained in using the femtosecond laser in cataract surgery."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Disorders
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Injection
  • LASIK
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Weber State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Peterson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Peterson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peterson to family and friends
4.6
based on 10 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Peterson Says:

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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 Syracuse, Utah |
I went to Dr. Jared Peterson because I had cataracts in both eyes. When I talked to him, I found out I could get a symfony lens which would correct my vision as well as remove the cataracts. I had the symfony lens put in both eyes and now I have 20/20 vision in both eyes and don't have to wear glasses any more. I am 66 years old. It was expensive but worth it. Dr. Peterson, your were great and so was your staff! Thank you! Robin G.
in Clinton, UT |
The surgery was quick (20 minutes for one eye and 15 for the other one) with little discomfort. I was able to see very well the first day and two weeks later both eyes are 20-20 without glasses.
in Layton, UT |
I was a little nervous about having cataract surgery, but Dr Peterson was VERY helpful and did a great job. I wasn't nervous at all when it came time to have the second one done. He knows his job and does it very well. I am extremely satisfied with my experience.
in Layton UT |
Dr. Peterson provides the very best in eye care. I have never experienced such a high level of care. I highly recommend him
in Layton, UT |
Dr. Peterson and his staff are great! You can tell they genuinely care and are also good at what they do. Dr. Peterson was great to explain everything.
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Dr. Peterson accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • SelectHealth
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    United Healthcare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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Hospitals where Dr. Peterson has admitting privileges

Davis Hospital and Medical Center
1600 W Antelope Dr
Layton, UT 84041
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