Dr. Kara Petersen, MD

Dr. Kara Petersen, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
(13)
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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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Top Care Areas

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

Gout
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bursitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 99% 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.

2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

81  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Dakota.

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

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

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

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Petersen to family and friends
13 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Petersen'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 (1)

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...more
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