Radiation Oncologist, Michael Peterson, MD, will now be practicing at the Avera Sacred Heart Cancer Center five days a week. The new name of his practice is Avera Dakota Plains Radiation Oncology. Dr. Peterson had been seeing patients in both Yankton and Mitchell.
Dr. Peterson graduated summa cum laude from Dartmouth College before completing medical school in 1985 at Cornell University Medical College in New York City. He trained as a resident in internal medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago and later completed his residency in radiation oncology at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
Dr. Peterson is board certified in internal medicine and radiation oncology.
Dr. Peterson has been practicing at the Avera Sacred Heart Cancer Center since March 2001.