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Scott R. Peterson, DO


  • Medical Retina
  • Comprehensive Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Care
  • Coon Rapids

Scott R. Peterson, DO


Consistently voted by peers and patients as one of Minnesota’s Top Doctors (2017-2023) and Rising Stars (2017-2023), Dr. Peterson manages and treats all types of retina conditions from diabetes to floaters utilizing the latest in lasers and pharmacologic and medical care. Dr. Peterson has spoken and presented research at many national conferences, including the American Diabetes Assocation, and Annual Clinical Assembly of the American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (AOCOO-HNS). His research and review work has also been published in national and international professional journals and he is currently guiding continuing retina education for the AOCOO-HNS).


  • B.S. Neuroscience – Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
  • M.B.A – Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) – Kirskville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO
  • Ophthalmology Residency – Michigan State University, Lansing, MI
  • Medical Retina Fellowship – Joslin Diabetes Center/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Awards and Recognitions

  • Top Doctor, Minnesota Monthly 2023

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology; Fellow
  • American Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology


Dr. Peterson loves exploring all that Minnesota has to offer with his wife and two children.

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