Dr. Peder Pedersen, MD

Dr. Peder Pedersen, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Peder Pedersen, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology.Read his story

Utah Gastroenterology

1250 E 3900 S Ste 360

Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Amerihealth
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)

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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 94% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Pedersen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pedersen "Dr. Pedersen is a Board-Certified Gastroenterologist. He is a member of Utah Gastroenterology, P.C. and has been practicing in Salt Lake City since finishing GI Fellowship at the University of Utah in August of 1999. Training included medical school at the University of Minnesota and Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Washington in Seattle."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pedersen "I always try to respectfully, actively and collaboratively engage my patients in their own care.  I am warm and caring, inquisitive and curious – and highly motivated to deliver the best care. Because I empathize with my patients, I work as hard as I can to improve their health and their quality of life"

2  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

74  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

Background Check

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  • St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Washington School Of Med Seattle Wa
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of Washington School Of Med Seattle Wa
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Utah School Of Med Salt Lake City Ut
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Peder Pedersen, MD
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Dr Pedersen is very kind and knows all of my history as well as what I need to stay healthy. He knows his area of expertise and is very professional with heart! His staff is very nice and so easy to get help from thank you all!
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Great doctor visit. Dr. Pedersen was very easy to talk to and he communicated his ideas expertly.
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I highly recommend Dr Pederson and Barb. This was a much easier and more thorough procedure than I have experienced previously.
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