Dr. Lee Peterson, MD

Dr. Lee Peterson, MD

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66 y/o
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Dr. Lee Peterson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Provo, UT and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in general surgery.Read his story

Utah Surgical Associates

3550 N University Ave Ste 250

Provo, UT 84604
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care

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Dr. Peterson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Peterson performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Crohn's Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson treats Crohn's Disease more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Peterson treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson treats Abdominal Disorders more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Peterson treats this condition more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Peterson's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal Disorders
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Bladder Surgery
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cystectomy
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Surgery
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Vulvar Cancer
Wound Repair

About Me

You, the patient, are the most important person to our practice. We are committed to providing the best possible medical care. Excellence is our goal. We have worked to provide a full range of service and have highly trained and knowledgeable staff who have been together for some ten years plus. We look forward to being part of your medical team.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Akron Genl Med Center
Residency Hospital
1983
Akron Genl Med Center
Internship Hospital
1982
University Of Utah School Of Medicine
Medical School
1987
1983
1982

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Peterson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Peterson

4.5

Based on 42 reviews

5 Stars
80.95238095238095%
(34)
4 Stars
9.523809523809524%
(4)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
2.380952380952381%
(1)
1 Star
7.142857142857143%
(3)

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  • Staff friendliness
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Great doctor! He removed my gallbladder Thursday and he just has this energy he gave off that made me happy and I felt like he cared about how I was feeling, I highly recommend him
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Explained in detail how the hernia surgery would go. very straightforward in yet very good bed side manners as well.
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Dr. Peterson and his assistant listened to me as I explained my symptoms. They didn't try to convince me that an ovarian cyst was what was causing all my problems. Dr. Peterson fit me into his surgery schedule quickly.
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He did a great job and was personable and friendly!
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To be completely honest I saw him for about 5 minutes at my initial appointment (more time spent with the PA, he's a surgeon so he's busy) and then maybe 5 minutes before the surgery... He was knowledgeable and kind during our brief interaction. That being said, my surgery went great and I'm...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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AARP
Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Altius Health Plans
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MVP Health Care
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Wise Provider Networks

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