Dr. Jon T Peterson M.D.
Emergency Physician2871 Greensboro Rd Martinsville VA, 24112
Dr. Jon Peterson practices Emergency Medicine in Martinsville, VA. Dr. Peterson assesses patients who seek immediate medical attention at any time of day or night. Emergency Medicine Physicians are trained to efficiently work with each patient and situation no matter how acute or life-threatening. Dr. Peterson examines patients, determines means of testing, diagnoses conditions, and decides the best treatment methods.
Education and Training
Univ of Southern Ca Sch of Med, Los Angeles Ca 1978
Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California 1978
Emergency MedicineAmerican Board of Emergency MedicineABEM
- Denver Hlth Med Ctr, Internal Medicine; La Co Harbor Ucla Med Ctr, Flexible Or Transitional Year
- Denver General Hospital 1979
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