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About Dr. Richard Peterson

Dr. Richard Peterson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in South Lake Tahoe, CA. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. Dr. Peterson is affiliated with Coalinga Regional Medical Center and Barton Memorial Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

1 Rating

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Peterson is Good. Dr. Richard Peterson has been rated by 1 patients. From those 1 patients of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Richard Peterson is 3.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Tahoe Urgent Care

2130 Lake Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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Specialties

Dr. Richard Peterson has the following 2 specialties

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Geriatric Medicine

    A geriatric specialist is a physician who treats the elderly population and the conditions that most commonly affect them. These doctors have special training in the effects of aging on the body and mind of a patient.
    Geriatric specialists treat common ailments faced by senior citizens, such as frailty, incontinence, memory problems, arthritis, senility, decreased functioning and more.
    In addition, geriatric specialists keep abreast of the different medications that an elderly person is prescribed to treat their more complex health issues in order to decrease adverse side effects and avoid dangerous drug interactions.

  • Expertise

    1 Expertise

  • Alzheimer's Disease

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Peterson is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Coalinga Regional Medical Center
  • Barton Memorial Hospital
  • Education

    39 Years Experience

  • Loma Linda University

    Graduated in 1974

  • Florida Hospital Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Richard Peterson accepts the following insurance providers.

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Locations & Directions

Tahoe Urgent Care, 2130 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
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