Dr. Peterson is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. He earned his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and went on to complete his residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in medical oncology and hematology. He entered private practice in Lincoln in 1987 and has been partnering with patients ever since. He has a strong interest in all areas of cancer and blood diseases and desires for patients to be fully informed about their disease processes and all of their therapeutic options.
Dr. Peterson is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Nebraska Medical Association and the Lancaster County Medical Society. He is also an Investigator with the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology and the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group. He grew up in Lincoln and is married with three children and five grandchildren.