Dr. Steve Peterson joined Tri-Cities Skin & Cancer in 2005. He is Board Certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery; and certified by the American College of MOHS Surgery . He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Otolaryngology– (Head and Neck Surgery), the American College of Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, and the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons.
His practice is limited to the surgical management of cancer, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Peterson attended Cornell University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his bachelor degree in Bacteriology in 1983, and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1988. He was in private practice for five years and then completed an Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery in 1994 at Kansas State University. He attended the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC; and received his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1998. He completed a residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery in 2003; and a fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology in 2004 at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He also completed an internship in General Surgery at the University of Arkansas. His training has encompassed all aspects of general otolaryngology (ENT), pediatric otolaryngology, otology, head and neck oncology, and facial plastic and reconstructive surgery.