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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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.Read more

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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
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • 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)
  • 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

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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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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  • 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.