Fellowship-trained adult reconstruction specialist Blake Peterson, MD, specializes in joint replacement and has extensive surgical expertise in hip and knee replacements, including anterior hip replacement, partial and total knee replacement, and outpatient joint replacement surgery, as well as complex and revision hip and knee surgery. He also offers nonoperative treatments for a variety of orthopedic conditions. He sees patients at the Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center office in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Dr. Peterson was born and raised in St. Joseph, Missouri. He graduated in 2008 from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri, with his Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Dr. Peterson earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia, Missouri.
After completing his medical degree, he stayed in Columbia to undergo an orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Missouri Orthopaedic Institute. After finishing his residency training, Dr. Peterson went to Alexandria, Virginia, where he received advanced training in hip and knee replacement through an adult reconstruction fellowship at the Anderson Orthopaedic Clinic.
Dr. Peterson is dedicated to getting each of his patients back to their active lifestyles and finds that the most rewarding part of his practice is seeing his patients become pain-free and able to start doing the things they love again.
Outside of practicing medicine, Dr. Peterson likes to spend time outdoors with his family and keep active by cycling and running.