Donny Peterson

Donny Peterson, MD


  • Specialty: General Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Aesthetics
  • Languages: English, Interpreters Available
  • Gender: Male


Dr. Peterson completed his undergraduate training in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and attended medical school at the University of Minnesota. He completed his general surgery residency at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle in 2007. Dr. Peterson was a surgeon on staff with The Vancouver Clinic until he went on to a cosmetic surgery fellowship at Cosmetic Surgery Affiliates in Oklahoma City. Since completing his fellowship, Dr. Peterson has had an emphasis on aesthetic surgery in his practice.

In addition to Dr. Peterson's general surgery practice, his special interests are in post weight loss body contouring, medical and aesthetic breast surgery, and aesthetic body contouring.

Dr. Peterson's philosophy in patient care is simple, a well informed patient will have an easier recovery. Surgical outcomes can be optimized through careful patient evaluation, assessment of overall health, and attention to helping patients understand how to minimize their risks.

Dr. Peterson is married to a nurse and has two young children. He and his family love the outdoors; when not at work they are regularly camping, hiking, or exploring.

Education and Certification

  • Undergraduate: University of Minnesota
  • Medical School: University of Minnesota
  • Residency: Virginia Mason Medical Center

Personal Interests

Outdoor Activities, Camping, Hiking

Contact Information

  • Practice Name: The Vancouver Clinic