Biography & Education

Dr. Peterson is an internationally trained spine specialist practicing minimally invasive spine surgery at Southern Oregon Orthopedics since 1994. He received his medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University. He completed his internship and orthopedic residency at Akron City Hospital, Akron, Ohio. Dr. Peterson also completed fellowships in spinal surgery and research at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Adelaide, South Australia; Queens Medical Center in Nottingham, England; and North Kansas City Hospital, Kansas City, Mo. Dr. Peterson has over ten years experience with design and development of surgical implants, techniques, and surgeon education. He has published numerous articles and book chapters and remains active in clinical research. He is the founding member of the Providence Spine Program and current medical director of the Providence Southern Oregon Spine Center.
Areas of Expertise

Orthopedic Surgery

Oregon Health & Science University

Care Locations

Southern Oregon Spine Care
1311 E. Barnett Road
Suite 201
Medford, OR 97504
Phone 541-779-5007
Fax 541-779-5022
Hospital Privileges


Board Certifications
  • Orthopedic surgery