Dr. Peder Pedersen, MD

Dr. Peder Pedersen, MD

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53 y/o
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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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Dr. Pedersen's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Duodenal Ulcer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pedersen treats Duodenal Ulcer more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Pedersen treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pedersen treats Abdominal Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Pedersen treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pedersen performs Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Pedersen performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hemorrhoidectomy

Dr. Pedersen's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anemia
Anoscopy
Autoimmune Diseases
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Benign Tumor
Blood Disorders
Cancer
Capsule Endoscopy
Celiac Disease
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Chronic Liver Diseases
Cirrhosis
Colitis
Colon Cancer Screening
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diarrhea
Diverticulitis, Intestinal
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Duodenal Ulcer
Duodenitis
Dysphagia
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enteritis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Dilation
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Esophagitis
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastric Ulcer
Gastritis
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Gastroparesis
Heartburn
Hemochromatosis
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
Hernia
Ileus
Indigestion
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Ischemia
Intestinal Obstruction
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Liver Diseases and Disorders
Malnutrition
Nausea
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
ORBERA™ Intragastric Balloon System Insertion
Pancreatitis
Peptic Ulcer
Pyloric Stenosis
Reflux Esophagitis
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomal Ulcer
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Ulcerative Proctosigmoiditis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Viral Hepatitis
Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Care Philosophy

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

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Pedersen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pedersen

4.8

Based on 63 reviews

5 Stars
93.65079365079364%
(59)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
4.761904761904762%
(3)

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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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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

AARP
Aetna
Aetna Test
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)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Utah
Humana
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)
PEHP
Pyramid Life
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah
Select Med
Select Med Select Med
SelectCare
SelectHealth
Travelers
Tricare
UniCare
United American Insurance Company
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Universal Health Network
Univera Healthcare
WellCare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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St. Mark's Hospital

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