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Dr. Richard Peterson, MD

Neurology*
4.8 (5)
Map Pin Small Saint Paul, MN
Accepting new patients
19 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Richard Peterson, MD

Dr. Richard Peterson, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Saint Paul, MN. They specialize in Neurology, has 19 years of experience. They graduated from University of New Mexico School of Medicine and is affiliated with Regions Hospital and Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Peterson an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Peterson works at Practice in Saint Paul, MN with other offices in Minneapolis, MN and Bloomington, MN. They frequently treat conditions like Brain Cancer, Hypothalamus Cancer and Cancer of Cerebral Meninges along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna and Humana 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
    Regions Hospital
    640 Jackson St, Saint Paul, MN 55101 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (651) 254-3572
  2. 2
    Healthpartners Riverside Clinic
    2220 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55454 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (612) 341-5000
  3. 3
    Regions Rehab
    295 PHALEN BLVD, Saint Paul, MN 55130 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (651) 495-6300
  4. 4
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    8170 33rd Ave S # 21110Q, Bloomington, MN 55425 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (651) 254-3448

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  • Regions Hospital
  • Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital

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Visual Field Defects
Vitamin B Deficiency
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Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
Cognitive Function Testing
Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Evoked Potential Test
Functional Movement Screening
Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
Head CT Scan
Home Sleep Study
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Memory Evaluation
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    About Dr. Richard Peterson, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurology

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    Years of Experience
    • 19 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1699717561
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of New Mexico School of Medicine
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Richard Peterson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Peterson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Peterson has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Peterson has seen patients for Brain Cancer, Hypothalamus Cancer and Cancer of Cerebral Meninges, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Peterson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Peterson. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Peterson.

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