Dr. Joseph Petersen, MD

Dr. Joseph Petersen, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Joseph Petersen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Martins Ferry, OH and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from West Virginia University in 1982 and specializes in general surgery.

222 N 5th St Ste 205

Martins Ferry, OH 43935

Contact Information

(740) 633-6573

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Petersen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Wound Repair
more than 72% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
more than 69% of peers
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
more than 68% of peers

Dr. Petersen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated


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46  Procedures


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • West Virginia University
    Medical School | Graduated 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Petersen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Petersen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Petersen to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 1

Dr. Petersen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Rude and total lack of compasion towards patient and family members. I'd also like to mention his poor bed side manners name calling and big headed egotistical person let alone professional medical doctor. I am strongly advising others to research his background and recommend finding another...more
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