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Physician Details
This directory lists physicians who are on Yampa Valley Medical Center's Medical Staff. You may find a doctor by entering either a specialty or any part of the physician's first or last name.

Almost all of our physicians are based in Steamboat Springs. Some specialists practice in Craig or other communities as well.
Charlie Petersen

Charlie Petersen

  • Gender
  • Male
  • Dr. Petersen has been recognized in Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine's Top Doctors annually from 1992 to present.  He formerly served as Medical Director for Allina Medical Clinics (AMC) where he managed seven Minneapolis healthcare clinics, the hospitalist program and the AMC relationship with Abbot Northwestern Hospital. Dr. Petersen also was Patient Safety Program Medical Director for Allina Medical Clinics, where he initiated and promoted the AMC safety program for 47 clinics and two hospitalist programs. The Patient Safety Program resulted in significant improvements throughout the AMC system. Dr. Petersen also was responsible for championing the Allina Medical Clinic Integrative Care program which brought chiropractic and massage therapy practices into 10 clinics. He has served on numerous Boards of Directors including the Minnesota Chapter of the American Society for Internal Medicine, Medical Board of Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Lutheran Health Care Bangladesh, Medica Health Plans, and the Quality Committee for Medica Health Plans.
  • Education
  • Medical School
    Mayo Medical School
    University of Minnesota
  • Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Affiliations
  • American College of Physicians
  • Clinical Interests
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
    Diet and Health
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