Dr. Robert Peterson, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 68
  
Dr. Peterson
Accepting new patients
8901 ROCKVILLE PIKE Bethesda, MD 20889

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(301) 295-4000

Dr. Robert Peterson, MD is a Pulmonologist in Bethesda, MD and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Peterson has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Maryland School Medicine medical school in 1977. He is affiliated with Anne Arundel Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Peterson to book an appointment.


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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Dr. Peterson accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS

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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 72% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Peterson treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Peterson performs this procedure more than 80% of their peers

Asthma
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson treats Asthma more than 53% of their peers

Dr. Peterson treats this condition more than 53% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 45% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Peterson treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 80% of their peers

Dr. Peterson performs this procedure more than 80% of their peers

Bronchitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson treats Bronchitis more than 77% of their peers

Dr. Peterson treats this condition more than 77% of their peers

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Dr. Peterson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

Dr. Peterson's Reviews

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5.0

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Peterson, MD is a Pulmonologist in Bethesda, MD and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Peterson has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1985
U So Fla Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1980
U So Fla Hosp
Residency Hospital
1978
U So Fla Hosp
Internship Hospital
1977
University of Maryland School Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Practice

8901 ROCKVILLE PIKE Bethesda, MD 20889
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Anne Arundel Medical Center

Annapolis, MD

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)