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Charles S. Peterson, MD

Sports Medicine


Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Residency: Family Medicine Residency Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Medical School: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL

Dr. Peterson graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in honors history, and earned his medical degree at Northwestern University in Chicago. He completed his residency in family medicine at Mayo Clinic Scottsdale and a fellowship in sports medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He entered private practice in 2002, and was one of the original founders of Arizona Sports Medicine Center in 2004. He is board-certified in sports medicine and family medicine. Dr. Peterson is a team physician for the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Arizona Cardinals, Phoenix Suns, the Chicago Cubs, the U.S. Ski Team and Mountain View High School. He was named a “Top Doc” by PHOENIX Magazine in sports medicine for 2010, 2011 and every year since 2014.

Areas of Expertise

  • Athletic injuries and non-surgical fracture care
  • Ultrasound guided injections
  • Diagnostic ultrasound
  • Cortison injections
  • Regenerative medicine (platelet-rich plasma, (PRP); stem cell injections)
  • Percutaneous tenotomy (Tenex)
  • Shock wave treatment (Storz)
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