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About Dr. Scott Petersen
Dr. Scott Petersen, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Phoenix, AZ. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Trauma Surgery and General Surgery. Dr. Petersen is affiliated with Dignity Health St Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center, Paradise Valley Hospital and CHANDLER REGIONAL Medical Center. He speaks English.
Dr. Scott Petersen has the following 2 specialties
- Trauma Surgery
Trauma surgeons treat patients who come to emergency rooms and require surgery after any kind of accident. They know how to act quickly, assess the patient’s condition, and decide on a course of action. They work fast to coordinate with other physicians and specialists in the hospital if needed, such as neurosurgeons and radiologists, so they can properly diagnose the injury and stabilize patients.
Common trauma injuries include bleeding, burns, brain or other internal injuries, shock and loss of limbs. Because they treat patients in traumatic situations, they’re also typically skilled in offering some level of emotional support to help the patient cope with confusion and grief that may result from their accident.
- General Surgery
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
Dr. Petersen is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Paradise Valley Hospital
CHANDLER REGIONAL Medical Center
John C Lincoln Hospital - North Mountain
St Josephs Hosp & Med Ctr, Phoenix, Az
43 Years Experience
University Of Utah School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1974
University Of Utah Health Care
Dr. Scott Petersen accepts the following insurance providers.
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Locations & DirectionsST JOSEPHS HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER, 350 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ
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