Michael R. Peterson, M.D.

General Ophthalmology

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Dr. Peterson received his medical doctorate at the University of Utah, School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah followed by an internship at the University Of Utah. His residency was performed at the Jules Stein Eye Institute in Los Angeles, California followed by his fellowship in Oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery at Pacific Ophthalmic Consultants in San Francisco, California.

Dr. Peterson joined the staff at Rocky Mountain Eye Center in 1989.  He has recently retired from oculoplastic surgery and is currently working as a general ophthalmologist performing comprehensive exams.

Medical Training

1978-1980 – Bachelor of Science, Visual Sciences, Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon

1980-1981 – Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana

1981-1985 – Medical Doctorate, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah

1985-1986 – Internship, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

1986-1989 – Residency, Jules Stein Eye Institute, Los Angeles, California

1990-1991 – Fellowship, Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Pacific Ophthalmic Consultants, San Francisco, California

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology

Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology

Special Interests

Oculoplastics

Orbital Surgery

Cataract Implant Surgery

Community Activities

Trout Unlimited Board

Food Bank Relocation Project

Hobbies

Dr. Peterson enjoys skiing, backcountry skiing, fly-fishing, hiking, biking, bow hunting, and eating Butte pasties.

SPECIALTIES

Comprehensive Eye Care

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ROCKY MOUNTAIN LASIK

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COMPREHENSIVE EYE CARE

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CATARACT

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CORNEA

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OCULOPLASTIC

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RETINA

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GLAUCOMA

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PEDIATRIC & STRABISMUS

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OPTICAL & CONTACT LENS