Dr. Kara Petersen, MD

Dr. Kara Petersen, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
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Dr. Kara Petersen, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Sioux Falls, SD and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota in 2001 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

1301 S Cliff Ave Ste 300

Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Contact Information

(605) 322-6625

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Petersen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Elbow Injuries
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petersen treats Elbow Injuries more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Petersen treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petersen treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Petersen treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Petersen treats Arthritis more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Petersen treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Petersen's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cryoglobulinemia
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Dupuytren's Contracture
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Plantar Fasciitis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Pyogenic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Takayasu's Arteritis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kara Petersen, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Sioux Falls, SD and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota in 2001 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • University Ia Hospital and Clin
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 2004
    University Ne Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    2004
  • 2002
    University Ne Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    2002
  • 2001
    Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota
    Medical School
    2001

Awards

Dr. Petersen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Petersen

4.4

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Complex and early stage disorders are way beyond this doctor's depth. I'd steer clear.
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Dr. Petersen was my caregiver for my CMC condition. She provided straightforward education and made the right and safe recommendstions for care and injections. Her staff was great and I fondly remember them as cool, humorous and empathic. I have not found her equal as caregiver for my condition...Read More
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Aetna
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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