Dr. L Elizabeth Peterson, MD

Dr. L Elizabeth Peterson, MD

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Craniofacial Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
64 y/o
(9)

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Dr. L Elizabeth Peterson, MD is a craniofacial surgery specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 35 years. She specializes in craniofacial surgery.Read her story

Mary Bridge Children's Health Center

311 S L St

Tacoma, WA 98405
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Peterson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Oral and-or Facial Cleft
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson treats Oral and-or Facial Cleft more than 51% of her peers

Dr. Peterson treats this condition more than 51% of her peers

Excision of Skin Lesion
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson performs Excision of Skin Lesion more than 21% of her peers

Dr. Peterson performs this procedure more than 21% of her peers

Cleft Lip
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson treats Cleft Lip more than 19% of her peers

Dr. Peterson treats this condition more than 19% of her peers

Dr. Peterson's conditions and procedures:

Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Benign Tumor
Breast Diseases
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reduction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
Cleft Lip
Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
Dentofacial Anomalies
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Ear Surgery
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
Excision of Skin Lesion
Facial Reconstruction
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecomastia
Head and Neck Surgery
Lip, Excision or Resection
Localized Fat Deposits
Mandibular Hypoplasia
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Oral and-or Facial Cleft
Pulmonary Disease
Second-Degree Burns
Skin and Tissue Reduction
Skin Cancer
Skin Grafts
Third-Degree Burns
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

"Part of MultiCare Connected Care Clinically Integrated Network."

Specialties

  • Craniofacial Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1991
University Of Nc At Chapel Hill School Of Med
Residency Hospital
1989
University Of College Health Science
Residency Hospital
1983
Henry R Luce Scholar
Fellowship Hospital
1983
Rsch In Trop Med And Pub Health
Fellowship Hospital
1981
Cleveland Metro Gen Hospital
Internship Hospital
1980
Duke University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1991
1989
1983
1983
1981
1980

Languages

  • French
  • Indonesian
  • English

Awards

Dr. Peterson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Peterson

4.0

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
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4 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
22.22222222222222%
(2)

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Dr. Peterson is meticulous and the surgeon you want if you are looking for someone why cares about YOU. She takes her time in surgery to make sure everything is perfect.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross of Idaho
Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Coop Core

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