Dr. Robert Peterson, MD

Dr. Robert Peterson, MD

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Age 67
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Dr. Robert Peterson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Elkin, NC and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Wake Forest U, School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in general surgery.

680 Parkwood Medical Park # 680

Elkin, NC 28621

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Peterson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hernia Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson performs Hernia Repair more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Peterson performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Peterson performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Peterson performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal

Dr. Peterson's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Paracentesis
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Peterson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Elkin, NC and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Wake Forest U, School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1988
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1978
Madigan Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1977
Wake Forest U, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1988
1986
1978
1977

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Average Wait Time
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  • Staff friendliness
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From the beginning to end Dr. Peterson was so professional, he informed me of every step in my procedure. There was no surprises. The comfort and care he gives is a blessing to all.
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He was in no rush to hurry and get to the next patient. He took time to listen & talk to me about my condition.. The staff was very friendly & polite
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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