Dr. Kevin Petersen, MD

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General Surgery | Male

No Insurance Surgery 653 N Town Center Dr Ste 314 Las Vegas, NV 89144 Get Directions
Dr. Kevin Petersen, MD
Dr. Kevin Petersen, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Las Vegas, NV. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Petersen is affiliated with Summerlin Hospital Medical Center.

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    No Insurance Surgery653 N Town Center Dr Ste 314
    Las Vegas, NV 89144
    This provider offers the following appointment availability:
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    (702) 256-7616Get Directions

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    Dr. Petersen's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Petersen to family and friends
    3.9
    based on 32 total reviews (5 with comments)
    Dr. Petersen's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Comments (5)
    in Georgia |
    Well he knows no matter what, he isn't liable for any damages because he is only "trying to fix someone elses Handy work."He knows there's a mesh problem and a market for removal. He will scare you into removal the same way they scared you into getting mesh. It's the same psychology. When he tells you that" if you've been having pain after 3 months you should get it out" ask yourself if that sounds right to go through a 2-3 year torturous recovery? You're going to think that mesh wasn't so bad.
    in Denver, CO |
    In my opinion and experience after contacting 7 people most of us are in serious and worse condition or have reherniated or was given a hernia for the first time after mesh removal and hernia repairs. It was not only difficult to deal with No Insurance Surgery but they put our lives in danger and damaged the well being of some of us. There is no aftercare here and the Valley View Surgery center is like a 3rd world VA facility with an unsanitary environment and a cattle call of a waiting room.
    in Las Vegas, NV |
    I was convinced by this Doctor that I needed my mesh removed. I would be pain free and back working. This surgery made me many times worse.More and worse nerve damage to my legs.And more health issues..He was zero help after this fiasco..Years later still zero improvement.Don't get sold on false hope.Then find out you are totally disabled by this brutal surgery.I am also out a lot of money..Only to be made much worse..
    in Little Rock, Arkansas |
    Im my personal opinion and experience Dr Peterson took our money with out performing the surgery. My husband could not have the surgery so he canceled it and then he kept the cash money and said we would have a credit for us later like it was some department store or a walmart. We begged him because we needed it back and he finally sent a check then it bounced!..This is not acceptable.
    in Ambler, PA |
    We were referred to Dr. Petersen by a trusted physician we have known for years. Unlike other doctors we have spoken to his care was clear on the initial consultation phone call. He did not push for surgery but actually gave us suggestions for alternate routes we should explore first and if we were not satisfied we could come to see him. He even gave us places to go and a prescription for an ultra sound to get a second opinion. He told us if we decided to do surgery locally what to look for.
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    Dr. Petersen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in General Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    Board Certifications

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Aneurysm
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Constipation
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hernia
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      Tufts University School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1981

    • Internship Hospital
      UCLA & Affil Hosps

      Completed in 1982

    • Residency Hospital
      Chicago Medical School

      Completed in 1986

      UCLA & Affil Hosps

      Completed in 1983

    • Fellowship Hospital
      La County/Usc Med Ctr

      Completed in 1984

    • Undergraduate School
      University of Utah

      Graduated in 1977

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Dialysis Access Procedures
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure