Dr. Petersen is a board certified general surgeon who specializes in advanced minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery. Her main clinical interest…
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Patient Care Philosophy
I believe in establishing a partnership with my patients, such that I strive to inform my patients about both the medical and surgical aspects of their disease and work with them to better understand what can be expected from surgery. I feel it is critical to listen to my patients' concerns and feelings and to incorporate the entire person into the decision-making process regarding surgery.
Enjoys spending time with family, skiing, running and traveling.
Dr. Petersen's clinical interests include: complex, multiple recurrent abdominal wall hernia repair & reconstruction; inguinal hernias; femoral hernias; umbilical hernias; sport’s hernias; all gastrointestinal disorders requiring advanced laparoscopy.
|Oregon Health & Science University||Medical education||2002
|Harvard School of Public Health||Master||2000
|Duke University Medical Center||Fellowship||
|Duke University Medical Center||Internship||
|Duke University Medical Center||Residency||
|UW - Dept. of Surgery||Fellowship||
|American Board of Surgery||General Surgery||2012