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Physician Spotlight

David Peterson, DO

specialty: Orthopedic Surgeon

Hometown: Grace, Idaho

hobbies: Dr. Peterson enjoys outdoor activities with his family such as: running, hiking, soccer, basketball, hunting, fishing, and camping.

patient care philosophy: "Dr. Peterson finds great satisfaction working with patients to provide pain relief. Honesty is an important part of the relationship he shares with his patients. Dr. Peterson presents options in a straightforward manner, so patients can understand and make educated decisions about their healthcare. He takes the time to listen to each patient’s history; he then generates a treatment plan specific to each patient’s condition and needs."

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The Orthopedic Institute was created to offer a new approach to orthopedic and sports medicine care in Southeast Idaho. Our world-class physicians are second to none, and offer exceptional service, advanced medical procedures and a patient-centered philosophy of care. With offices in Idaho Falls, Blackfoot and Pocatello...

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Each one of our physicians at the Orthopedic Institute has received advanced training in their specialty. They are experts in diagnosing and treating disorders or injuries that involve bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and other supporting structures. The most common procedures are performed on the knees, hips, shoulders, elbows, feet and ankles...

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