Dr. Jeffrey Petersen, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Petersen, MD

Family MedicineMaleAge 51

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Dr. Jeffrey Petersen, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Fallbrook, CA and has over 23 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from American University fo the Carribean medical school in 1998. He is affiliated with medical facilities Palomar Medical Center Poway and Palomar Medical Center Escondido. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Petersen to book an appointment.

Office Hours

1035 S Main Ave Fallbrook, CA 92028

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8 am
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8 am
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6 pm

Tue

8 am
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6 pm

Wed

8 am
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6 pm

Thu

8 am
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6 pm
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Graybill Medical Group

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(858) 437-9976
Fallbrook Office1035 S Main Ave Fallbrook, CA 92028
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (11)
  • Office environment (11)
  • Staff friendliness (11)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (2)
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He is a wonderful doctor. I am 76 years old and he is by far the best doctor I have ever had
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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David Berger – Jan 26, 2021
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Dr. Peterson is the best Dr. I have ever been treated by. He is very knowledgeable and friendly. He does not rush you in and out when you have an appt. He takes the time you need and want in a Dr. I would recommend Dr. Peterson to anyone who is looking for the best Dr. out there. Thank you Dr. Peterson. You are the best. Gary Thomas
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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Petersen's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux
  • Acne
  • ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Administrative Physical
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Blood Pressure Management
  • Blood Sugar Monitoring
  • Boil
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursa Injection
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer Screening
  • Canker Sore
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Casting
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Diabetes Management
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dermatitis
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Dyslexia Assessment
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Episodic Heartburn
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
  • Familial Hypertension
  • Fetal Cardiac Screening
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Frequent Heartburn
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Genital Herpes
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Health Screening
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hip Arthritis
  • HIV Screening
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Hydrocele
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impairment Rating Evaluation
  • Independent Educational Evaluation
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lyme Disease Evaluation
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mammography
  • Mastodynia
  • McMurray's Test
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nausea
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Nocturnal Heartburn
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Patch Testing
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Hypertension
  • Perimenopause
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phimosis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Pre-Operative Evaluation
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Prostatitis
  • Proteinuria
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Severe Heartburn
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spinal and Postural Screening
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • STD Screening
  • Strep Test
  • Strep Throat
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Synvisc® Injection
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tonsillitis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheelchair Evaluation
  • Wheezing
  • White Coat Hypertension
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Yeast Infections

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(858) 437-9976

Dr. Petersen accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net/Tricare
Dental
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sharp Health Plan
Gold Value
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a family doctor, he is trained to treat patients of all ages, from newborns to adults. Dr. Petersen is a board member of the Fallbrook Pregnancy Resource...Read more

Biography

Jeffrey Petersen, MD, DC is a board certified Family Physician. As a family doctor, he is trained to treat patients of all ages, from newborns to adults. Read more

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Chiropractic
  • General Medical Practice
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Men's Health Medicine
  • Pediatric Medicine
  • Women's Health Medicine
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Board Certifications

Education

2002
Eastern Main Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1999
Eastern Maine Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1998
American University fo the Carribean
Medical School
1994
Los Angeles College of Chiropractic
1991
California Polytechnic University
Undergraduate School
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Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Jeffrey Petersen, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (858) 437-9976, and for other questions, call (442) 286-7727.

Does Dr. Jeffrey Petersen, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Petersen has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Jeffrey Petersen, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Jeffrey Petersen, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Petersen's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Jeffrey Petersen, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Jeffrey Petersen, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Petersen frequently treats Ringworm, Hypothyroidism, and Acute Upper Respiratory Infection. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Petersen treats.

Where is Dr. Jeffrey Petersen, MD's office located?

Dr. Petersen's office is located at 1035 S Main Ave, Fallbrook, CA 92028. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Petersen is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Palomar Medical Center Poway

Poway, CA

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Palomar Medical Center Escondido

Escondido, CA

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

17 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)