Michael R. Peterson, MD

Ophthalmologist located in Missoula, MT

About Dr. Michael Peterson

Michael Peterson, MD, is an accomplished ophthalmologist on the team of talented and expert doctors at Rocky Mountain Eye Center. He treats patients at the practice’s office in Missoula, Montana.

Dr. Peterson has two bachelor’s degrees, one in visual sciences from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, and another in biomedical sciences from Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. He earned his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, where he also completed his internship. He completed his residency at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles, and finished his training at Pacific Ophthalmic Consultants in San Francisco, where he did a fellowship in oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Peterson is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He recently retired from oculoplastic surgery and is focusing on general ophthalmology and performing comprehensive exams.

Dr. Peterson is very active in the community. He is a board member of the WestSlope Chapter of Trout Unlimited, and the Food Bank Relocation Project. In his spare time, he likes to ski, backcountry ski, fly-fish, hike, bike, bow hunt, and eat Butte pasties.

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Michael Peterson, MD, is an accomplished ophthalmologist on the team of talented and expert doctors at Rocky Mountain Eye Center. He treats patients at the practice’s office in Missoula, Montana.

Dr. Peterson has two bachelor’s degrees, one in visual sciences from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon, and another in biomedical sciences from Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. He earned his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, where he also completed his internship. He completed his residency at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles, and finished his training at Pacific Ophthalmic Consultants in San Francisco, where he did a fellowship in oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Peterson is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He recently retired from oculoplastic surgery and is focusing on general ophthalmology and performing comprehensive exams.

Dr. Peterson is very active in the community. He is a board member of the WestSlope Chapter of Trout Unlimited, and the Food Bank Relocation Project. In his spare time, he likes to ski, backcountry ski, fly-fish, hike, bike, bow hunt, and eat Butte pasties.


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Allegiance
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
EyeMed
GEHA
Medicaid
Medicare
MetLife
PacificSource
Private Healthcare Systems
United Healthcare
VSP