Dr. Jeffrey Peterson, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Peterson, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Jeffrey Peterson, MD is a sports medicine specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in sports medicine and family medicine.Read his story

490 Post St Ste 336

San Francisco, CA 94102

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Peterson's Experience

Dr. Peterson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Emergency Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Peterson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Peterson "Dr. Jeff Peterson is a world renowned Sports Medicine and Primary Care Physician practicing at Innovative Sports Medicine in San Francisco, California. In addition to providing sports medicine services to athletes of all abilities, Dr. Peterson also provides primary care services, annual exams, executive health services, concierge health packages, and innovative stem cell and platelet rich plasma treatments. Since 2001 he has worked as Clinical Faculty in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University Hospital in Stanford, California. He received his B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and M.A. and M.D. from the Boston University School of Medicine. He completed a Surgical Internship, Emergency Medicine Residency, and Sports Medicine Fellowship at Stanford University Hospital. He also went through a Cardiovascular / Emergency Medicine Research Fellowship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. Peterson has assisted in the medical care of several Bay Area Professional Sports Teams and numerous professional athletes over the past 20 years. In addition, he was honored to serve as physician for His Holiness the Dalai Lama for previous trips to San Francisco. In 2004, he founded Innovative Sports Medicine, a private sports medicine practice, with an integrative medical approach in Mountain View, California. From 2006 to 2008 he served as the Race Physician and Medical Director for endurance races across the globe, from the Atacama desert of Chile, the Gobi desert in China, to the mountains of Sapa in Vietnam. An avid triathlete, he has completed three Ironman triathlons and numerous Alcatraz triathlons. Dr. Peterson served as the lone physician for the movie Running the Sahara, where three extreme athletes endured grueling conditions while becoming the first runners to cross the Sahara Desert. "
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2  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Emergency Medicine*

13  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Back Pain
  • Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Laceration
  • Nerve Injury
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Wounds

6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Stanford University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Peterson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Peterson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peterson to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Peterson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Nightmare bedside manner, self-absorbed, no tolerance, zero to a hundred in a second at 1st challenge for anything he has to have his way was my impression.
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Truly wonderful physician I have been seeing for the past five years. Has in depth knowledge in every medical condition I have had, and is incredibly committed as a provider. Follows up promptly after every appointment. Highly recommend!!
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