Jacob Peterson, MD is a board-certified physician by the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Obesity Medicine.
Dr. Peterson was born and raised in Atkinson, Nebraska. He graduated from Northwestern College in Orange City, IA with a degree in biological health professions and concentration in neuroscience. He performed research in immunology and immune neurobiology through the University of Nebraska of Lincoln and University of Nebraska Medical Center before attending medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). He completed residency in UNMC’s Primary Care Program, a dual training program in internal medicine and family medicine. After residency, he practiced full scope rural family medicine in Holdrege, NE.
Jacob joined Click Family Healthcare in January 2022. His special interests are in obesity and longevity medicine. His goal is to walk alongside you to improve your health span, optimize performance, and reach your health-related goals. He believes in a patient-centered approach, individualizing diagnostic and treatment plans based on a person’s values, cultural, social, economic, and spiritual beliefs.
In addition, Dr. Peterson has expertise in office procedures utilizing minimally invasive and ultrasound-guided techniques, resulting in improved healing time. In particular, he offers ultrasound-based carpal tunnel surgery.