Dr. Paul Peterson, MD

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Dr. Paul Peterson, MD

Sleep Medicine | Male

Duke Neurology Of Raleigh 3480 Wake Forest Rd Ste 502, Raleigh, NC 27609 Get Directions
(919) 862-5620

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      Specialties

      • Sleep Medicine
      • Vascular Neurology

      Board Certifications

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      • Emergency Medicine
      • Neurology
      • Sleep Medicine
      • Vascular Neurology

      Conditions Treated

      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Alzheimer's Disease
      • Aneurysm
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Autonomic Disorders
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Brachial Plexus Injuries
      • Brachial Plexus Palsy
      • Brain Aneurysm
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
      • Cerebral Hemorrhage
      • Cerebral Vascular Disease
      • Cerebrovascular Disease
      • Chronic Pain
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Confusion
      • Cranial Trauma
      • Degenerative Spine Disorders
      • Dementia
      • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Diplopia
      • Dystonia
      • Epilepsy
      • Essential Tremor
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Head and Neck Conditions
      • Headache
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hydrocephalus
      • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
      • Insomnia
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lyme Disease
      • Meningiomas
      • Migraine
      • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
      • Muscle Diseases
      • Myasthenia Gravis
      • Myelopathy
      • Myoclonus
      • Narcolepsy
      • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
      • Neck Muscle Strain
      • Neck Pain
      • Neck-Tongue Syndrome
      • Nerve Conduction Disorders
      • Nerve Diseases
      • Nerve Injury
      • Nerve Pain
      • Nervous System Disorders
      • Neurodegenerative Diseases
      • Neurological Diseases
      • Neuromuscular Diseases
      • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
      • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
      • Nystagmus
      • Optic Neuritis
      • Parkinsonism
      • Parkinson's Disease
      • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
      • Pinched Nerve in Back
      • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
      • Pseudotumor Cerebri
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Restless Leg Syndrome
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Seizure Disorders
      • Sleep Apnea
      • Sleep Disorders
      • Sleep-Walking
      • Snoring
      • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spondylosis
      • Stroke
      • Subdural Hemorrhage
      • Syncope
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Tension Headache
      • Thrombosis
      • Torticollis
      • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
      • Traumatic Brain Injury
      • Tremor
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vertigo
      • Visual Field Defects

      Procedures Performed

      • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electroencephalogram
      • Botox® Injection
      • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
      • EMG (Electromyography)
      • Evoked Potential Test
      • Extremity Ultrasound
      • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Nerve Blocks
      • Nerve Conduction Studies
      • Neurological Testing
      • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
      • Occipital Nerve Block
      • Sleep Study
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Trigger Point Therapy

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

      • 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

      • Medical School
        University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston

        Graduated in 1995

      • Internship Hospital
        Wilford Hall Medical Center

        Completed in 1996

      • Residency Hospital
        Duke University Medical Center

        Completed in 2006

        San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium

        Completed in 1999

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Duke University Medical Center

        Completed in 2007

      • Undergraduate School
        Texas Lutheran University

        Graduated in 1991

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Patient's Choice Award, 2009
        • America's Top Physician's; Consumer Research Council of America, 2009
        • America's Top Physician's; Consumer Research Council of America, 2011
        • Patient's Choice Award, 2008
        • Patient's Choice Award, 2012
        • America's Top Physician's; Consumer Research Council of America, 2010
        • America's Top Physician's; Consumer Research Council of America, 2012
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      Dr. Peterson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Sleep Medicine
      • Board certified in Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Sleep Medicine and Vascular Neurology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Peterson's Care Philosophy

      As a neurology and sleep medicine specialist I work together with a team of physicians who believe in working together to achieve the best possible outcome for each patient. Our teamwork approach allows us to recommend the most effective treatment options which are developed following extensive diagnostic evaluation and a thorough understanding of each patient?s condition and goals. I work hard to provide compassionate, personalized care in what are often complex situations.