Dr. David Petersen, DPM

Dr. David Petersen, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. David Petersen, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Laguna Woods, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from California College Of Podiatric Medicine in 1998 and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery, podiatry, and more.

24191 Paseo De Valencia Ste E

Laguna Woods, CA 92637

Contact Information

(949) 855-1177

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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more than 67% of peers
Foot Conditions
more than 65% of peers
Hammer Toe
more than 62% of peers

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5  Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Pediatric Podiatry
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Petersen does not have any board certifications listed.

24  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Neuromas
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Proximal Subungual Onychomycosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Warts

11  Procedures

  • Bunion Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Morton’s Neuroma Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Posterior Heel Spur Surgery
  • Posterior Tibial Tendon Reconstruction
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Wart Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Brigham Young University Bachelor Of Science In Human Biology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • California College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Usc La County
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Usc Podiatric Medical Residency Los Angeles County Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Advance Podiatric Foot and Ankle Surgical Fellowship At Doctors Foot and Ankle Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr Petersen is outstanding Takes the time to explain procedures and treatments in detail and has a fantastic personality ?? The staff is very pleasant too Great experience Kathy Kirkpatrick
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After taking x-rays of my foot, he convinced me that I had a stress fracture of the third metatarsal as well as a bone chip in my ankle... When my pain never subsided after 2 months of treatment, I got second opinions from 2 different orthopedic doctors (who specialize in feet and ankle issues) and...Read More
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Mary-what diagnosis did you receive from both...Read More
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