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Valerie Ann Peterson, MD

Family Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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About
Dr. Peterson enjoys caring for patients of all ages, from adolescents to adults, and is particularly interested in diabetes. Dr. Peterson's hobbies include reading, camping, spending time with her family, and her church family. Dr. Peterson accepts most insurance plans and is currently welcoming new patients.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics, Newborns (0-28 days)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lake Pointe
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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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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Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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First Health - First Health PPO
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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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 - Large Group
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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
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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 - Large Group
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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
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Medicare/Medicaid Dual Needs Plan: Advantage HMO SNP
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Superior - Medicare/Medicaid Plan
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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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
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
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: Ut Medical Branch At Galveston (2004)
  • Education: University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston (2004)
  • Internship: Family Medicine, Baylor Family Medicine Residency at Garland (2005)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Baylor Family Medicine Residency at Garland (2007)
Certifications
  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family 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 May 11, 2020, Valerie Ann Peterson, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(253)
Overall: 4.8*
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Sep 13, 2020
very professional, nice lady
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Sep 7, 2020
Dr. Peterson is very friendly and courteous. She really listens to my concerns and try's to come up with solutions
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Sep 5, 2020
It was good she cared about my well being.
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Sep 5, 2020
GREAT!
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Sep 4, 2020
Dr. Peterson is the best. She takes her time and listens to my concerns.
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Sep 4, 2020
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Sep 4, 2020
very kind and compassionate
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Sep 2, 2020
excellent experience overall
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Aug 31, 2020
Very good service
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Aug 31, 2020
Dr. Peterson is great and I have already recommended a few people to go see her.
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Aug 28, 2020
Professional
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Aug 28, 2020
Dr Peterson is thorough courteous and always provides the best care when I visit she explains test results and the staff is always friendly and courteous
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Aug 25, 2020
She is very friendly and a excellent doctor. I respect her opinions.
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Aug 24, 2020
Dr Peterson is fantastic I would follow her to any practice she goes to.
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Aug 21, 2020
Dr V Peterson listens to details and has great bedside manners.
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Aug 20, 2020
Dr. Peterson is the most caring and compassionate physician! She takes care of ma, my mother, daughter and son! We all appreciate her beyond words!
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Aug 17, 2020
Dr Peterson is such a caring Doctor. I feel at ease when I go see her and don't feel stressed. She actually cares about me. I also like that she is relatable and shares common things with me. I am thank ful she is my Doctor.
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Aug 14, 2020
I have been a patient of Dr Peterson's for over 10 years ... she is professional, concerned and always listens a great person
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Aug 14, 2020
Clean facility, easy to navigate, love Valerie Peterson, MD she is a good listener, exceptional professional.
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Aug 10, 2020
this was my first visit with her and I loved her care and concern with my problem
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Aug 10, 2020
showed concerns about me as a person and patient.
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Aug 9, 2020
Dr. Valerie is the most knowledgeable, caring and compassionate physician I have ever known. I trust her totally with my health decisions.
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Aug 9, 2020
Dr. Peterson is very personable and down to earth. She is easy to talk to and truly listens to what you are saying.
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Aug 6, 2020
I have been a patient of Dr. Peterson's for a number of years (5-8?), and trust her care as a physician. She is thorough, knowledgeable, and caring.
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Aug 6, 2020
Like Dr Peterson
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Aug 1, 2020
Dr. Peterson takes her time with me and is very personable. I like that she shows concern about your problems and doesn't just brush it off. She's easy to talk to and very friendly.
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Aug 1, 2020
Awesome
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Jul 30, 2020
Dr. Valerie Peterson is amazing! Where she goes, I go.
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Jul 30, 2020
Dr. Peterson is a role model for her skills, concern, and kindness consistency . I thank Dr. Peterson for her support when my husband of 53 yrs was called by JESUS to heaven . I was devastated and her kindness was much appreciated .
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Jul 25, 2020
she is very good at my visit
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Jul 23, 2020
very good
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Jul 20, 2020
Friendly and helpful
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Jul 19, 2020
my doctor is very understanding and patient and she takes her time with you I will recommend her to someone else
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Jul 16, 2020
wonderful staff. Dr Peterson is so sweet and caring. Love her
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Jul 16, 2020
l love Dr Peterson she's always up front and caring
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Jul 14, 2020
she is very caring, made me feel very confident
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Jul 14, 2020
Dr. Peterson treated me like a person she really cared about. She took the time to talk to me and show she cares.
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Jul 13, 2020
So happy I made the change in doctors
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Jul 13, 2020
Dr. Peterson is always my choice for my PCP. Will continue to select her as long as I am able.
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Jul 13, 2020
Love Dr. Peterson! The receptionists were a bit rushed it seemed. The nurse was direct and in a hurry, it seemed. Slow down!
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Jul 11, 2020
We've had a long positive relationship
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Jul 11, 2020
my provider went above and beyond with assisting me on my medical need.she is efficient and punctual in responding to my correspondence
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Jul 10, 2020
Dr Peterson cares for each of her patients.
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Jul 10, 2020
very good
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Jul 5, 2020
she is always friendly and listens to you whether it is about your health or how things are going. She makes you very comfortable and does not rush you. I trust her fully with my health.
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Jul 5, 2020
Dr. Peterson is an amazingly caring provider, interested in my health and my life.
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Jul 5, 2020
Dr Peterson is one of the best I have ever delt with !
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Jun 29, 2020
Dr Peterson is an excellent provider. Very kind and professional!
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Jun 29, 2020
Love that I can contact her by email and she is fast to respond. She always takes time to answer my questions or needs.
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Jun 25, 2020
I drive 60 miles to see my provider of @10 yrs
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Jun 15, 2020
She has went above normal care, has seen me when she was not even my scheduled doctor (I had asked them to get her)
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Jun 10, 2020
I drove to a clinic farther away from home because I wanted to see MY doctor and she had changed clinics. I like her that much!
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Jun 8, 2020
extremely compassionate and professional.
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Jun 6, 2020
Staff was very friendly and helpful. Dr Peterson is always very nice and helpful.
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Jun 5, 2020
very friendly
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May 29, 2020
I Dr Peterson. she is always very personable.
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May 28, 2020
Very good
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May 26, 2020
Dr. Peterson always listens, explains and cares for me.
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May 25, 2020
Dr Petersen was empathetic, knowledgeable and easy to talk to. she took good care of me!
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May 25, 2020
great wouldn't want to go anywhere else.
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May 20, 2020
No wait time once we signed in and did not have to wait long on Dr. to come in either. It was a very pleasant and stress less visit.
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May 16, 2020
she pays attention to you ask if any concerns doesn't want just to get out of room
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May 11, 2020
Dr Peterson is excellent. she listens to my concerns without being distracted, she makes certain that I understand my options and provided timely feedback on my lab results.
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May 7, 2020
could not ask for any better
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May 6, 2020
Dr. Peterson is so easy to talk that it's like meeting with an old friend every time.
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Apr 1, 2020
Establishing new PCP after my old PCP retired. Dr Peterson made me feel comfortable at once and was very knowledgeable about my issues. Got messages and lab results through patient portal within 24 hours of office visit.
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Apr 1, 2020
I was pleased with the personal communication that we had. It seemed at ease but thorough.
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