Dr. Gerald Peterson, DPM

Dr. Gerald Peterson, DPM

Podiatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. Gerald Peterson, DPM is a podiatric surgery specialist in West Linn, OR and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Dr Scholls Podiatry School in 1978 and specializes in podiatric surgery and podiatry.

1880 Willamette Falls Dr Ste 111

West Linn, OR 97068

Contact Information

(503) 657-1900

Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Oregon
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

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Plantar Fasciitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson treats Plantar Fasciitis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Peterson treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Foot Conditions

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson treats Foot Conditions more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Peterson treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Nail Avulsion and Excision

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Peterson performs Nail Avulsion and Excision more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Peterson performs this procedure more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Peterson's conditions and procedures:

Abscess Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Arthritis of the Foot
Athlete's Foot
Bunion Surgery
Diabetic Nephropathy
Flatfoot Correction
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Hallux Rigidus
Hammer Toe
Heel Pain
Ingrown Toenail Surgery
Ingrown Toenail Treatment
Nail Avulsion and Excision
Plantar Fasciitis
Sever's Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

I strongly believe in communicating the nature of my patients condition with respect to their diagnosis and the alternatives of treatment. While surgery may be required to correct a foot condition, conservative options are generally always availab...


  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry


  • 1979
    Portland Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
  • 1978
    Dr Scholls Podiatry School
    Medical School
  • 1972
    Wayne State University
    Undergraduate School


  • America's Most Influential Top 175 Podiatrist in the US, March 2012
  • Nationally recognized podiatric political leader, 2007
  • Oregon PMA Lifetime Service Award, 2009
  • APMA Meritorious Service Award, 2001

Media & Publications

  • America's Most Influential Podiatrist 2012, March 2012
  • About Feet,

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Dr. Peterson's Performance
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What People Say About Dr. Gerald Peterson, DPM
Dr. Peterson is a caring doctor. He takes time with you and explains everything. He is a board certified surgeon. The staff is very friendly.
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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