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Dr. Paul Peterson, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.4 (40)
Map Pin Small Knoxville, TN
Accepting new patients
34 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Paul Peterson, MD

Dr. Paul Peterson, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Knoxville, TN. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 34 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Peterson an average 3.4 star rating.

Dr. Peterson works at Practice in Knoxville, TN with other offices in Morristown, TN. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Peterson's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Fort Sanders Neurosurgical Clinic
    501 20th St Ste 503, Knoxville, TN 37916 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 541-4321
  2. 2
    East Tennessee Heart Consultants PC
    705 McFarland St, Morristown, TN 37814 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 331-4323

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  • Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center

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    About Dr. Paul Peterson, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 34 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1891780862
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • University Rochester School Med/Strong Mem Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Wayne State University School of Medicine
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    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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