Springville Dermatology Phone801-704-7001
Springville Dermatology Address732 North Main Springville, UT 84663

Dr. Michael W. Peterson


Dr. Michael W. Peterson Dr. Michael W. Peterson, D.O. returns to Utah Valley after serving as a medical officer and dermatologist in the United States Army for 12 years. Dr. Peterson was raised in Utah County and is a graduate of Brigham Young University. He attended medical school at the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific where he received Sigma Sigma Phi honors and was awarded the Health Professions Army Scholarship. His post-graduate training included a transitional internship at William Beaumont Army Medical Center and a residency in dermatology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Most recently, he completed a fellowship in Dermatopathology at the University of Texas Southwestern under the direction of the world-renowned Dr. Clay Cockerell. Dr. Peterson is dual-board certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology from the American Board of Dermatology.

In his clinics, Dr. Michael Peterson focuses on all aspects of general, medical, and pediatric dermatology and has a special interest in diagnosing skin biopsies under the microscope. He also enjoys teaching patients to become more knowledgeable about managing their own skin conditions.

Currently, Dr. Michael Peterson is an associate professor for the Aspen Dermatology Residency program where he enjoys educating physicians to become dermatologists. He has given numerous CME lectures, published multiple peer-reviewed journal articles, and has written chapters in dermatology textbooks. Dr. Peterson is a member of the Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society, the American Medical Association, and the American Academy of Dermatology.

During his military career, MAJ(P) Michael Peterson was an ambassador in the field of dermatology. He served overseas on two different assignments and was the Chief of Dermatology at the 121 Hospital in Seoul Korea. During his service, he was awarded two Meritorious Service Medals, the Army Accommodation Medal, and two Army Achievement Medals.

Dr. Peterson served a two-year ecclesiastical service mission to Taiwan and is fluent in Chinese. He is married to Nicole Jensen Peterson and they are blessed to have five beautiful children—three boys and two girls. They have enjoyed living in and traveling to many areas of the world, including South Korea and Puerto Rico. They are currently residing in Mapleton, Utah.

Dr. Peterson is accepting patients at his new clinic in Springville, Utah conveniently located at 732 North Main next to Sonic Drive-in and Auto Zone.

Call 801-704-7001 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Michael Peterson today!

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