Matthew Peterson, DPM

Podiatrist, Podiatric Surgeon

Specialties and Services

Health Networks

  • Fairview

Languages I Speak

  • English

Hospital Privileges

  • Fairview Ridges Hospital
  • Fairview Southdale Hospital

Care Philosophy

I believe seeing the patient as a person and not merely a condition is the first step toward healing. I strive to provide the best foot and ankle care with respect and compassion.

Care and Clinical Interests

  • Achilles tendon pain, lumps and rupture
  • Athletic injuries
  • Broken bones in the ankle and foot
  • Care for diabetic patients including preventing problems, infections and wounds
  • Ingrown nails
  • Other ankle problems including tendonitis, arthritis, recurrent sprains, weakness and instability
  • Other foot problems including bunions, hammer toes, high arches, flat feet, bone spurs and lumps
  • Plantar fasciitis and heel pain
  • Puncture wounds

Education, Training and Certifications

Medical Schools

  • Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA


  • Regions Hospital, St Paul, MN