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L. Elizabeth Peterson, MD

L. Elizabeth  Peterson, MD

L. Elizabeth Peterson, MD

Pediatric Plastic Surgery

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Phone: 253-403-4613    Fax: 253-403-7010

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Certification: Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - American Board of Plastic Surgery

Medical Association Memberships: Washington State Medical Association; American Society of Plastic Surgeons; American Medical Association; American College of Surgeons

Languages: French, Indonesian

Practice Philosophy: I believe that my relationships with patients and their families present an opportunity to offer education about their medical conditions as well as empower them to make health care decisions. My goal is to achieve trust among everyone involved. This is essential to ensure that my patients feel supported and encouraged throughout treatment.

Professional School: Duke University School of Medicine

Residency: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; General Surgery, University of Colorado

Fellowship: Pediatric Plastic Surgery/Cleft Lip and Palate/Craniofacial Surgery - Norfolk, VA

Special Interests: Congenital deformities, scars, injury prevention

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Elizabeth Peterson, MD, is a board-certified plastic surgeon, specializing in pediatric craniofacial problems. She has expertise in a wide range of reconstructive surgeries. Her clinical interest are congenital deformities, scars and injury prevention. Away from work, she enjoys outdoor recreation, her dogs, traveling and reading.

The conditions Dr. Peterson treats includes, but is not limited to:

  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Facial, abdominal, chest and back deformities from birth defects or after trauma or tumor surgery
  • Congenital vascular anomalies
  • Facial bone fractures, including orbital fractures

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