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Arnold Peterson, MD - Spokane Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine specialist.

Arnold G. Peterson, MD Providence-employed provider

Specialties

Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery
Accepting new patients

Board Certification

Orthopedic Surgery

Patient Rating

4.8 / 5

820 S. McClellan St. Suite 300
Spokane, WA 99204
P: (509) 838-7100
F: (509) 838-0721

Overview

Gender

Male

Education

Medical School

University of Washington School of Medicine - Seattle, WA

Internship

Straight Medicine, University of Texas / Parkland Hospital - Dallas, TX

Residency

Orthopedics, University of Washington

Fellowship

Trauma, Kantonsspital - Basel, Switzerland

Achievements

Awards & Achievements

  • Outstanding student in surgery - 1970
  • Outstanding student in pediatrics - 1970
  • Outstanding resident in anatomy -1974
  • Physician Partner of the Year VNA - 2006
  • Spokane and Washington Best Physicians

Interests

Community

  • The Ark - Board of Directors
  • Team Physician, Gonzaga University
  • Assists with curriculum development and training of Family Practice Residents.
  • Assists with curriculum development and training of Family Practice Sports Medicine Fellows

Memberships in Professional Organizations:

  • Washington State Medical Association
  • Spokane County Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Medical Interests

  • Total Knee Replacement.
  • Patella femoral disorders.
  • Sports injuries, particularly around the knee.
  • Arthroscopy and ACL reconstructions.

Personal Interests

I enjoy spending as much time as possible with my family - especially our three wonderful grandchildren. In addition, I enjoy skiing in the trees at Schweitzer or in Canada, Golf and Fly Fishing

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.8 out of 5 (66 Ratings, 29 Comments)

100

06/28/2015
Dr. Peterson was attentive, personable, and very attentive to my questions, gave good advice, and recommended another appointment after following through on his advice.
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

06/24/2015
Liked him a lot, felt very easy with him.
Providence Health & Services Patient
80

06/17/2015
Dr was looking at blood work from last year, and that was old and not accurate. I am not low in Protein, he said I am.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

06/16/2015
very helpful and supportive. seems to go over and beyond the norm.
Providence Health & Services Patient
80

05/27/2015
Too long to get to the appropriate level of care, 6+months of PT before referral to surgery. Surgeon says surgery should have been explored earlier.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

05/25/2015
Dr. Peterson is the best! I trust him with my life. [...]
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

05/20/2015
I have nothing but praise for and about Dr. Arnold Peterson...he is an example of what every Dr. should be doing and should strive to live up to!!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

05/13/2015
My visit with Dr. Peterson was a 5 year follow up on the [...] surgery that I had had. My only complaint is that it took four months to get the appointment. I wasn't in any hurry but it seems one should be able to get in sooner than that.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

05/07/2015
I am grateful to Dr. Peterson for the way he explained my condition and options for care. I felt that with his guidance I was able to make the best choice about the course of treatment.
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

05/06/2015
Dr. Peterson is always a caring provider and takes the time to explain what needs to be done.
Providence Health & Services Patient
80

04/23/2015
All of them have been helpful and very easy to understand what he was trying to say.I have refered 2 people to see him.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

04/16/2015
I think very high of Providence.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/29/2015
Dr. Peterson and [...] (PA) both were outstanding - very pleased with their care!
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

03/25/2015
Problems getting a referral for therapy
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/10/2015
This is the best provider I've ever had
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/13/2015
Dr. Peterson is a very good Doctor and I have the most confidence in him.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

02/07/2015
Dr. Peterson listens to what to say doesn't rush you
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

01/14/2015
this visit was for specialty care. at the visit an MRI was ordered. in only 2 days it was authorized by my insurance and inland imaging called me to schedule. To me that proves excellent attention to detail by this provider and staff as my insurance does not normally authorize such requests so quickly. I have not yet had the MRI, so no results available yet.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

01/07/2015
great listener and considers well being of patient. my concerns were valued and respected
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

12/30/2014
Great admitting staff - excellent orthopedic doctor.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

12/15/2014
Very good meeting with the Dr. He explained the x-rays of my knees very well and told me what he thought I should do. Very satisfied with Dr Petersen.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

11/04/2014
DR. PETERSON AND HIS STAFF WENT OUT OF THEIR WAY TO GET APPROVAL FOR MRI THAT SAME DAY, AND FOLLOW-UP WITH ASSISTANT WAS VERY TIMELY. I LIVE IN ANACORTES AND EVERYONE DID WHAT THEY COULD TO ASSIST WITH GETTING FOLLOW-UP TESTS WHILE IN SPOKANE, ETC. MRI TECHNICIANS WERE EXCELLENT AS WELL. I HAVE REFERRED SEVERAL FRIENDS TO ARNIE AS WELL.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

10/28/2014
Having a knee replacement soon and feel very confident all will be done in good order.
Providence Health & Services Patient
 

10/19/2014
Very good at explaining things to me.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

10/12/2014
Dr. Peterson is the greatest!
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

09/23/2014
I'm glad my primary care doctor referred me to Dr. Peterson to fix my knee!
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

08/15/2014
This experience was very good better than the past
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

08/14/2014
Dr. Peterson is the best orthopedic provider I have had, he always helps and does what he can to get the best care and I have seen him since [...] and am so glad he is still around.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

08/10/2014
I felt very good when I left Dr.Peterson's office. He explained everything. Good bedside manner
Providence Health & Services Patient