Dr. Richard Petersen, MD

Dr. Richard Petersen, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
Dr. Richard Petersen, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in South Miami, FL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch in 1984 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

6200 Sunset Dr Ste 502

South Miami, FL 33143

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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more than 80% of peers
Dilation and Curettage
more than 37% of peers
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
more than 24% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Petersen does not have any board certifications listed.

55  Conditions Treated


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31  Procedures

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Jersey City Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Umdnj-University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Petersen has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Petersen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Petersen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Petersen to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Petersen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I have been a patient of Dr. Petersen's for almost 15 years and he is the BEST! Hands down him and his nurse practitioner, Mercy, are the most loving and caring health team I have experienced thus far in my 42 years of life! Dr. Petersen saved my life in March of 2003 and thanks to his care and...more
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I have have been a patient for over 10 years and I am very pleased with him!
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I have been treated by Dr. Petersen and his staff for over a decade and I can say that they are amazing in everything they do!
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