Dr. Peterson is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with extensive experience performing orthopaedic surgery to address conditions of the hip, knee, shoulder, and elbow.
A native of Des Moines, Dr. Peterson earned his medical degree from Des Moines University. He relocated to Detroit, Michigan to complete his orthopaedic residency at Ascension St. John Hospital, followed by a fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield.
Following his fellowship training, Dr. Peterson returned to Iowa, where he currently serves on the faculty of special medicine at Des Moines University in addition to his duties at Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. Dr. Peterson is a sought-after lecturer both at the local and national level.
Dr. Peterson strives to educate, advocate, and provide outstanding care for every patient who entrusts him with their orthopaedic concerns. Outside of medicine, he is active in his church and enjoys spending family time with his wife and their children.
"I am always amazed at how personal and caring Dr Peterson’s staff is. Krista makes Deb and I feel very comfortable And right at home no matter the reason for our visit. "
- Rick McGrath Montz
"Dr. Peterson and staff are very courteous. Great experience. They take the time to listen. Which is nice."
- Doug Royer
"Dr. Peterson is caring and compassionate. He spends the necessary time with his patients to really get to know them, their needs and goals"
- Rhonda Bender
If you are suffering from joint or tissue pain, call the offices of Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PC, today or use the convenient online tool to request an appointment.