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About Dr. Matthew R Peterson

Dr. Matthew R Peterson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Bellingham, WA, with other offices in Kennewick, WA and Wasilla, AK . He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Matthew R Peterson is Good. Dr. Matthew R Peterson has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Matthew R Peterson is 3.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

MT BAKER PAIN CLINIC

4029 Northwest Ave Ste 301
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 752-0518

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Pinnacle Pain Center Ps

7401 W Hood Pl Ste 200
Kennewick, WA 99336

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ALGONE PAIN MANAGEMENT PHYSICIANS

3190 E Meridian Park Loop Ste 207
Wasilla, AK 99654
(907) 373-9460

Specialties

Dr. Matthew R Peterson has the following 2 specialties

  • Anesthesiology

    Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
    Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
    Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.

  • Pain Medicine
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Matthew R Peterson has the following 3 expertise

  • Chronic Pain
  • Cancer Pain
  • Acute Pain

Board Certifications

Dr. Matthew R Peterson is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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Severe Back Pain

PRP Treatments were an amazing help and he really cared about relieving my pain.

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Do not recommend

This doctor has put my Mother through many nights of literal screaming and crying after her back surgery from ridiculous changes in medications. He was quite rude to her and generally seems like he doesn't care for his patients.. It's just a way to make a living for him. Because of him changing her medications so dramatically, she was in a lot of pain and had to call in a few times. At her next appointment the Dr. Peterson said that she was taking up a lot of time with their staff and that they should be charging her for it all and that he didn't even know if he wanted to be her doctor. Post Op he had my mom on doses that covered a fair amount of her pain, and then dropped it down to virtually nothing in comparison.. I did not sleep well for a few nights, while she did not at all. When she went in saying that she almost felt like she was going through withdrawls- he grinned and said " I bet you are." .. Bottom line- I would not recommend going to the doctor for chronic pain treatment.

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Five Stars

He has helped me dramatically with my knee pain, I thought I would have to live with but I can do my day to day activities without being in pain. Algone is a great place!

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  • Education

    20 Years Experience

  • University of North Dakota, Grand Forks

    Graduated in 1998

  • University of Arizona College of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Matthew R Peterson accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Group Health Coop
    • Group Health Coop Alliant Plus Connect
    • Group Health Coop Core
  • ODS
    • Moda Health First Choice Network
  • Premera
    • Premera Heritage Signature
    • Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
    • Premera LifeWise Connect
  • Regence Health Plans
    • Regence WA Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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    Dr. Matthew R Peterson is similar to the following 4 Doctors near Bellingham, WA.

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