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Dallas Elwood Peterson, MD

Family Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics, Newborns (0-28 days)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University of Arizona College Medicine (1992)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, McKay-Dee Hospital Center (1995)
Certifications
  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine/Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, Dallas Elwood Peterson, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(248)
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Apr 16, 2021
I feel this provider listens to my concerns and provides information and/or solutions related to them. He is very professional and I feel comfortable with his knowledge and his care of me.
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Apr 14, 2021
Always cordial and professional, no matter how busy
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Apr 14, 2021
It was fantastic!! Dr. Peterson is a wonderful, caring and compassionate doctor.
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Apr 13, 2021
Very thorough, as well as personable.
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Apr 10, 2021
excellent experience feel very comfortable coming there
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Apr 10, 2021
Dr. Peterson asked good questions and looked up information in my medical records. He is friendly and caring. He listens very well.
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Apr 10, 2021
Dr Peterson always has his patient's best interest in mind. straightforward and honest. one of the best doctors I've had in my 45 years of life
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Apr 8, 2021
he listens to me. we have a partnership
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Apr 8, 2021
Dr Peterson was absolutely great to deal with. One of the best doctors that I have ever dealt with at Scott/White.
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Apr 8, 2021
Dr Peterson is, by far, the best doctor i have ever had.
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Apr 2, 2021
1st visit with him. was happy with his addressing my problem.
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Mar 30, 2021
Caring, good listener, works with patient.
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Mar 30, 2021
Very attentive to my concerns.
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Mar 30, 2021
I'm happy with the care I received and continue to receive. Thank you.
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Mar 24, 2021
takes care of my needs in timely personable concerned manner
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Mar 18, 2021
Very knowledgeable and understanding.
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Mar 12, 2021
Enjoy going to this location though it is not the closest, because of the Doctor and staff.
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Mar 12, 2021
great
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Mar 10, 2021
Knowledge , interest in patient concerns , and a relaxed and positive attitude are always present with this physician .
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Mar 10, 2021
Dr. Peterson is very thorough, friendly and professional. Very easy to communicate with and he is diligent and complete with his documentation. Great personality!
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Mar 10, 2021
Dr Peterson is always very caring and efficient in providing my care.
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Mar 9, 2021
super provider. The care for you.
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Mar 8, 2021
excellent
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Mar 8, 2021
very attentive to your concerns, he is a great listener and care provider.
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Mar 5, 2021
caring and personable
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Mar 2, 2021
Dr Peterson is always happy and caring.
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Mar 2, 2021
very well taken care of
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Mar 2, 2021
Great
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Feb 27, 2021
friendly, he listened, gave me choices to decide from, changed a prescription.
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Feb 26, 2021
Very caring, friendly doctor every time I visit. I always feel satisfied with our appointment when I leave.
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Feb 26, 2021
Dr. Peterson was extremely thorough and took time to listen to and address my concerns. This hasn't always been my experience with other doctors, so it was greatly appreciated.
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Feb 25, 2021
Dr. Peterson took time to address all of my concerns and I greatly appreciate his care.
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Feb 25, 2021
He's my regular doctor, and a very good one.
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Feb 16, 2021
dr Peterson is a good listener and doesn't rush us through the office. we are very pleased with him as our doctor
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Feb 12, 2021
very caring and professional
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Feb 9, 2021
good
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Feb 7, 2021
very good
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Feb 5, 2021
Dr. Peterson was amazing! very good listener, very impressed with his bedside manner and will definitely recommend him to others!
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Feb 4, 2021
Dr. Peterson is friendly, thorough and very professional. He never seems rushed. He encourages my mom to lose weight without being rude about it.
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Feb 4, 2021
Dr.Peterson is one of the most patience doctors you've hired. I should know, been with S/W since 1999 :}
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Jan 28, 2021
professional. caring. good listening.
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Jan 27, 2021
Dr Peterson is very attentive and always shows a great deal of care towards his patients needs. Changed him to my primary after our first visit a few years ago and have absolutely no regrets!
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Jan 21, 2021
Dr. Peterson always takes the time to explain any medical questions. I always leave his office knowing I received great personal care
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Jan 20, 2021
Dr Peterson is caring, friendly, focused and skillful. I feel reassured to be in his care.
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Jan 15, 2021
very pleased
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Jan 15, 2021
This was my primary visit so a lot of issues were covered. Dr Peterson handled each one at a time. he was thorough and very helpful. Made referrals as needed. very satisfied with care.
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Jan 14, 2021
Dr Peterson is very professional, knowledgeable and easy to talk to.
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Jan 13, 2021
outstanding
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Jan 12, 2021
discussed treatment options thoroughly, and answered all of my questions and concerns.
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Jan 9, 2021
very caring and loving cares about my health
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Jan 8, 2021
Dr Peterson is very personable, knowledgeable, caring, and efficient. I always enjoy my visits with him and get everything Regarding my Health and questions Taken care of quickly.
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Jan 8, 2021
Dr. Peterson is one of the nicest people we've met in quite some time. Excellent ability to ease the tension associated with a visit to the Dr. on a normal basis. Most especially during the current situation. Dr. Peterson's Excessive hand washing was not only noticed but appreciated. He is a extremely personable individual.
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Jan 5, 2021
As always excellent.
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Jan 5, 2021
he works with me
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Jan 5, 2021
He was nice and was great at helping me
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Jan 2, 2021
Very good
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Dec 30, 2020
quick, kind n explained my illness well
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Dec 20, 2020
excelent
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Dec 19, 2020
EXCELLENT
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Dec 19, 2020
always spends time required to address my concern
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Dec 18, 2020
listened to me and showed concern, didn't make me feel rushed but was very thorough
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Dec 16, 2020
Dr. Peterson is always compassionate. He remembers previous visits and is able to use prior information to guide discussion and decision making. That means a lot. I don't feel like a number.
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Dec 11, 2020
Nurse is friendly and competent. Dr. was friendly and seemed to care.
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Dec 9, 2020
dr peterson handles my child's crazy personality with so much love and care. he treats him well and with respect.
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Dec 7, 2020
Dr P was fantastic! He reviewed my file before my visit, honed in on exactly why I was there, was very thorough, and provided great info as well as an Rx to manage my care. Just an outstanding job at every level.
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Dec 4, 2020
I loved it!!! being a military member we've traveled to different places and we always have to find new doctors and providers at our current station and Dr. Peterson us the BEST Dr.
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Dec 2, 2020
Dr Peterson has always put me at ease since I started going to him and that is very important to me.
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Dec 2, 2020
the Best!
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Nov 30, 2020
Best doctor/provided that I have had in years!!!
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Nov 24, 2020
Dr. is the best around because he really does care!
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Nov 22, 2020
Dr. Peterson takes his time with his patients and doesn't make me feel like another number.
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Nov 21, 2020
I wish there were more physicians like Dr Peterson. I like his honesty and he explains everything in detail
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Nov 18, 2020
Dr Peterson is very thorough and courtesy. Best family practitioner I've ever seen
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Nov 16, 2020
Excellent doctor
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Nov 14, 2020
very attentive and concerned
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