Jacob C. Peterson, MD

Jacob C. Peterson, MD

Jacob C. Peterson, MD

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Affiliations:
American Board of Family Medicine Diplomat
American Academy of Family Physicians
Nebraska Academy of Family Physicians
New England Journal of Medicine

Dr. Peterson grew up in Atkinson, Nebraska. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology Health Professions with a concentration in neuroscience from Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. He received his Medical Doctorate at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha.

He completed his residency training in the Primary Care Program also at UNMC. As part of the Primary Care Program, he trained for 2 years each in internal medicine and family medicine. Some of his honors include the Fay Smith Award for Outstanding Performance in Family Medicine and the Top Neuroanatomy Academic paper.

Dr. Peterson specializes in the field of Family Medicine, providing care for patients of all ages. He has special interest in obstetrics, sports medicine, internal medicine, endoscopy, office procedures, and intensive care. He has participated in several influential causes including volunteering in Nicaragua; providing healthcare at underserved diabetic, STD and free clinics; and counseling middle school students on the effects of smoking.
When Dr. Peterson is not caring for his patients, he is spending time with his wife (Danika) and their daughter (Adeline) while enjoying hunting, fishing, cooking, home renovation, landscaping, fitness, woodworking, Christian studies, and aviation.

Testimonials

“Very satisfied with services here. Lab workers are very caring and good, greeter nurse is so personable. Room nurses are very knowledgeable and helpful. Dr. Sandy can’t be beat all around! … Whole staff is rated an A.”

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“Dr. S Smith is a wonderful Dr. to my son. Always friendly and is always fast. Makes sure I know and understand what is wrong. Couldn’t find a better Dr. Thank you!”

- Anonymous

“Dr. Berney and his nurses are always very professional and polite. Thanks for always going above and beyond Brittany and Jolee!”

- Anonymous

“This is the only doctor office I will come to. I have always been treated with respect by all the doctors I have seen here…I drive 1 hour to come here – 2 hr round trip.”

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News

LOCAL PHYSICIAN RETIRES AFTER PROVIDING 38 YEARS OF SERVICE

Holdrege, NE, August 7, 2018 – Dr. Thomas Smith, MD of Family Medical Specialties will be retiring after 38 years of service to his patients and communities throughout southwest and south central Nebraska as well as northern Kansas. Patients, co-workers,