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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul Peterson, Neurology, Sleep Medicine is Good. Dr. Peterson has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Paul Peterson, MD is board certified in Emergency Medicine, Neurology, and Vascular Neurology.

  • He has special expertise in 17 areas:
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Apnea
  • Dementia Related Behavioral Disorders
  • Disorders of Excessive Sleepiness (Hypersomnia)
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Epilepsy
  • Evoked Potential Studies
  • Headache Disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Narcolepsy
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
  • Spinal Osteophytosis (Spondylosis)
  • Stroke

Education & Awards

Dr. Peterson graduated from The University of Texas at Galveston. He has 5 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2012 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
North Carolina
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Raleigh
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Raleigh, NC


Dr. Peterson has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Duke University Hospital 
  • Duke Raleigh Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Paul Charles Peterson MD is a male Emergency Medicine Specialist, has 17 years of experience and practices in Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Vascular Neurology, and Sleep Medicine.
Where does Dr. Paul C. Peterson practice?
Dr. Paul Peterson has 1 office location.
Dr. Paul Peterson practices Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Vascular Neurology, and Sleep Medicine near Raleigh, NC.
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