Dr. Stephen Peterson, MD

PsychiatryMaleAge 71

Dr. Peterson
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Washington Hospital Center

216 Michigan Ave NE Ste Ne Washington, DC 20017

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(202) 877-7424

Dr. Stephen Peterson, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Washington, DC. Dr. Peterson has more experience with Psychotic Disorders, Addiction and Substance Abuse, and General Mental Health than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Medstar Washington Hospital Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Peterson to book an appointment.


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Frequently Treated by Dr. Peterson

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Peterson treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Peterson treats other conditions, please contact the office at (202) 877-7424.

Psychotic Disorders

Psychotic disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that cause severe mental symptoms and disconnection from reality, such as schizophrenia, delusional disorder, and substance-induced psychosis.Compare with other Psychotic Disorders specialists.

Dr. Peterson typically treats 64% more often than similar doctors

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Schizophrenia
Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
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Addiction and Substance Abuse

Addiction and substance abuse specialists diagnose and treat people who have become physically dependent or addicted to drugs and alcohol through treatments including counseling, detoxifcation, inpatient rehabilitation, and medication.Compare with other Addiction and Substance Abuse specialists.

Dr. Peterson typically treats 59% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 13 conditions and procedures

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Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
Tobacco Use Disorder
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General Mental Health

General mental health includes management, treatment and prevention of mental illness through risk factor screenings, counseling, group therapy, and wellness support.Compare with other General Mental Health specialists.

Dr. Peterson typically treats 61% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

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Psychiatric Diseases
ADHD and-or ADD
Major Depressive Disorder
Bipolar Disorder
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Personality Disorders

Personality disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions that affect how a person thinks, feels or behaves, including narcissistic personality disorder, paranoid personality disorder, and borderline personality disorder.Compare with other Personality Disorders specialists.

Dr. Peterson typically treats 35% more often than similar doctors

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Personality Disorders
Antisocial Personality Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder
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Dr. Peterson's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mania
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Munchausen Syndrome
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Dr. Peterson's Reviews

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  • Explained conditions well (4)
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Personable doctor. You know that he hears you and understands you and cares.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Stephen Peterson, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Washington, DC. Dr. Peterson has more experience with Psychotic Disorders, Addiction and Substance...Read more

Specialties

  • Psychiatry

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Education

St Elizabeth's Hospital
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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Stephen Peterson, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Peterson has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Stephen Peterson, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Stephen Peterson, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Peterson frequently treats Psychotic Disorders, Addiction and Substance Abuse, and General Mental Health. See all practice areas where Dr. Peterson specializes.

Where is Dr. Stephen Peterson, MD's office located?

Dr. Peterson's office is located at 216 Michigan Ave NE Ste Ne, Washington, DC 20017. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Washington Hospital Center

Washington Hospital Center216 Michigan Ave NE Ste Ne Washington, DC 20017
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Washington Hosp Ctr Physicians

Washington Hosp Ctr Physicians5327 Nevada Ave Nw Washington, DC 20015
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Medstar Washington Hospital Center

Washington, DC

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average