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Kristopher PetersDO

Dr. Peters is a double board-certified dermatologist and dermatopathologist. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatopathology. 

His medical education began at Nova Southeastern University, continued with a Dermatology residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego, where he served as chief resident, and concluded with a Dermatopathology fellowship at the University of Chicago. He has a strong academic background and has been published in multiple peer-reviewed journals.

Originally from Pennsylvania, Dr. Peters made a home in the Pacific Northwest after serving in the United States Army. He served at Madigan Army Medical Center as a dermatologist and the department’s medical education coordinator. The highlight of his Army career was a 12-month combat tour in Afghanistan, where he was the sole physician for his battalion and civilian support staff. He also treated NATO allies at the Multinational Medical Unit Role 3 and served as the deputy medical advisor for Kandahar Airfield. His service in support of Operation Enduring Freedom earned him a Bronze Star Medal and Joint Service Achievement Medal. 

Dr. Peters greatly enjoys spending time with patients in the dermatology clinic and he provides additional expertise by examining skin biopsies under the microscope to enhance diagnostic accuracy. He places a strong emphasis on improving the quality of life for his patients and involving them in their own care. 

During his free time, Dr. Peters loves spending time with his wife and daughter. They enjoy the great beauty of the Pacific Northwest and also like traveling around the world and exploring new places. He is a recovering sports fan, most importantly his hometown Philadelphia Phillies and his collegiate alma mater, the University of Miami Hurricanes.

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