Erik J. Peterson, MD

Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • Fairview Physician Associates

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • Fairview Lakes Medical Center

Care Philosophy

My approach to patient care is simple - treat others as you'd like to be treated. I strive to make an accurate diagnosis, discuss patient goals and treatment options, then mutually determine a practical solution to achieve those goals.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Fracture care (pediatric and adult)
  • Minimally invasive joint replacement
  • Sports Medicine including knee arthroscopy and shoulder arthroscopy

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisc.


  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (Orthopedic Surgery)

Other Education

  • Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas (Bachelor of Arts)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Recognition and Leadership


  • Morris and Lee Zuckerman Award for Clinical Proficiency - 2009
  • Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor - Rising Star" (2019)