Dr. Petersen is a board certified orthopedic surgeon, practicing in all areas of orthopedics. He has contributed many years to developing new techniques for spinal surgery and has 17 patents regarding innovative surgical techniques. He has been Board Certified since 1996 and is a member of AAOS and NASS, his hospital affiliation is Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital. He was recently awarded with the 2010 Patient's Choice Award.
Patients’ Choice – Patients’ Choice recognizes doctors who make a difference in the lives of their patients. This honor is given to those physicians who have received near perfect scores as voted by their patients. For 7 ratings, Dr. Petersen has an average overall score of 3.5 stars.