Dr. ERik Peterson, MD
Alpine Orthopaedic Specialist
Northern Utah’s Hand Specialist.
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Dr. Peterson, attended the University of Toledo Medical School and completed his orthopedic surgery residency in Ohio. While there, he was given the Orthopedic Student of the Year award, along with medical school academic honors. He went on complete his Hand and Upper Extremity fellowship at the University of New Mexico. His research there focused on optimal techniques for wrist reconstruction, while he honed his microsurgical techniques in the operating room.
While he excels in his medical endeavors, he also keeps in touch with the community by volunteering his free time to many community and church organizations. Dr. Peterson was born and raised in Holladay, Utah and completed his undergraduate education at the University of Utah. He is fluent in Italian and enjoys traveling and spending time with his family. He resides in North Logan with his wife and three children.
He enjoys working with patients of all ages in restoring a healthy and fulfilling quality of life, understanding that our hands are a crucial part of how we interact with the world around us.
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