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Michael J. Peters

Michael J. Peters, MD

General Surgery

"The best part of being a physician is being able to make a positive difference in the lives of my patients."

Office Information

About Me

If you or a loved one requires surgery, count on Michael Peters, MD, a board-certified surgeon at Hegg Health Center Avera in Rock Valley, IA.

Comprehensive Surgical Care for All

As a general surgeon, Dr. Peters performs a wide variety of surgical procedures using the latest in techniques and technology. In addition, he specializes in:

  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Hernia surgery
  • Laparoscopic surgery

Because laparoscopic surgery – also known as a minimally invasive procedure – is performed through a tiny incision, you may benefit from a faster recovery, less chance of complications and minimal scarring.

“I enjoy getting to interact with a lot of different people from a lot of different walks of life,” says Dr. Peters. “I strive to treat them like they’re part of my family. That makes our interactions more personal and unique. I’m not going to take it lightly.”

Active Lifestyle

In his free time, Dr. Peters enjoys traveling, playing golf, cooking, trying new foods and spending time with his family. As a native of the Chicago area, he’s also a “die-hard” Chicago Cubs fan.

Another fun fact is that Dr. Peters has competed internationally in figure skating and was a figure skating instructor.

Experience

Education

University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Medical School

Residency

University of Illinois at Chicago-Metropolitan Group Hospitals, Chicago, IL, General Surgery

Certifications

  • Eligible - American Board of Surgery

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