Dr. Robert D Peterson MD
Aerospace Medicine Specialist | Aerospace Medicine2055 Exchange St Suite 210 Astoria OR, 97103
Dr. Robert Peterson is an aerospace medicine specialist practicing in Astoria, OR. Dr. Peterson provides primary care services for professionals like pilots and crewmembers who work and travel in the air or space. As an aerospace medicine specialist, Dr. Peterson discovers, manages and prevents health issues that result from traveling in extreme environments. These physicians are particularly trained in diseases that may arise from air travel, and work to keep airmen healthy and safe.
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