Dr. Richard Boyd Peterson M.D.
Gastroenterologist | Gastroenterology424 Division St Suite 100 Charleston WV, 25309
Dr. Richard Peterson is a gastroenterologist practicing in Charleston, WV. Dr. Peterson specializes in the digestive system and its diseases that affect the gastrointestinal tract, which include organs from the mouth to the anus as well as liver disorders. Gastroenterology includes conditions such as hepatitis, peptic ulcer disease, colitis, nutritional problems and irritable bowel syndrome. Dr. Peterson performs colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures and provides accurate and thorough care for patients suffering from digestive issues.
Education and Training
University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine, Uams, University Of Arkansas For Me MD
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