Dr. Peder Pedersen, MD

Dr. Peder Pedersen, MD

Gastroenterology •  Male • Age 55

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Peder Pedersen, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Salt Lake City, UT. Dr. Pedersen has more experience with Anal & Rectal Surgery, Esophageal Disorders, and Anal & Rectal Disorders than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities St. Mark's Hospital and Intermountain Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Pedersen to book an appointment.


Locations

Utah Gastroenterology

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(801) 263-3041
St. Mark's Office1187 E 3900 S Salt Lake City, UT 84124
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Draper13953 S BANGERTER PKWY Draper, UT 84020
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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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Dr. Pedersen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pedersen

4.8

Based on 64 ratings

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Rite from the ER he was great. An aat St Marks where they transfered me to.. Hey i would highly recommend him to myself also .. Again. Thanks for the great care you show your patient's. Gotta go it again in two month's see ya than. . Louise Ramirez :)
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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  • Long wait times
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Ethel Louise Ramirez – Sep 27, 2020
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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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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
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  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Lehi – Apr 11, 2018
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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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W.C – Jun 15, 2016
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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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Frequently Treated by Dr. Pedersen

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Pedersen treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Pedersen treats other conditions, please contact the office at (801) 263-3041.

Anal & Rectal Surgery

Compare with other Anal & Rectal Surgery specialists.

Dr. Pedersen typically treats 89% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

Treatments
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Esophageal Disorders

Esophageal disorder specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the esophagus, such as reflux esophagitis, indigestion, and esophageal ulcers through procedures including medication, surgery, and swallowing therapy.Compare with other Esophageal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Pedersen typically treats 67% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Esophageal Diseases
Nausea
Dysphagia
Esophagitis
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Anal & Rectal Disorders

Compare with other Anal & Rectal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Pedersen typically treats 66% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Hemorrhoids
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Gastrointestinal Disorders

Gastrointestinal disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the gastrointestinal tract, including Crohn's disease, ulcers, hernias, and food poisoning.Compare with other Gastrointestinal Disorders specialists.

Dr. Pedersen typically treats 60% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 25 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Duodenal Ulcer
Abdominal Disorders
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Ulcer
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High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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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
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Liver Diseases
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • 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
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • 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
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Swallowing Disorders
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Ulcerative Proctosigmoiditis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Dr. Pedersen accepts the following insurance:

AARP
Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Altius Health Plans
Amerihealth
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Bankers Life and Casualty
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross of Idaho
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Deseret Mutual (DMBA)
Federal Employee Program (FEP)
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Utah
Humana
Choice Care PPO
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)
PEHP
Pyramid Life
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah
Value Care
Select Med
Select Med Select Med
SelectCare
SelectHealth
Travelers
Tricare
UniCare
United American Insurance Company
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
United Healthcare
Universal Health Network
Univera Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO
WellPoint
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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 –...Read more

Biography

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...Read more

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Gastroenterology

Education

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

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Affiliated Hospitals

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St. Mark's Hospital

Salt Lake City, UT

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

Intermountain Medical Center

Murray, UT

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

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