Because of the unique nature of Dr. Petersen's practice and No Insurance Surgery we have received a lot of attention from the media. Below are our favorite news stories in no particular order.
Marshall Alan who writes for the Las Vegas Sun is well known for his health care investigative writing. He is first and foremost a patient advocate and often is critical of hospitals, insurance companies and doctors. When he asked us for an interview I have to admit I was a little nervous. The result was better than I could have asked for and I am honored by his article. He was thorough and accurate and covered the points which are important to me. If you read the story please read the readers comments.
KLAS-TV is the number one television new station serving southern Nevada. Allison McCarthy is their consumer advocate reporter. Ms. McCarthy interviewed Dr. Petersen and several of his patients on a typical busy day at No Insurance Surgery. This was spontaneous and unscripted and because of the professionalism of Ms. McCarthy and her crew the news piece looks very good. Patients have asked us if it was produced as an infomercial. The answer is no.
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Alan stock, named by Talkers Magazine, as one of the 100 most influential talk radio hosts in America every year for the past 11 years, spoke with Dr. Petersen about Medical Bartering.
The Review Journal is the largest circulating newspaper in Nevada since 1909. Paul Harasim is their reporter for health and medical topics. Mr. Harasim interviewed Dr. Petersen in his office and then over the course of a week by telephone. His article was published as a front page feature in the Sunday edition of The Review Journal.
Heidi Harris, Las Vegas's #1 radio talk show host, interviewed Dr. Petersen in her studio at KDWN AM 720. Turns out Heidi and Dr. Petersen went to rival high schools in Las Vegas in the early 70's and she had to give Dr. Petersen a little grief about it.
Also please visit Heidi Harris's website at www.heidiharris.com.
US Senate candidate from Nevada, Sue Lowden, recently recently took a lot of heat from media for a comment she made suggesting that patients barter with their doctors. Dr. Petersen responded talking about the advantages to patients and doctors of keeping insurance companies (and government) out of the doctor - patient relationship.
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A hernia on left side of male 85 years old
Any long term problems from diastasis recti?
Busy doctors, wasteful spending
Can I fly after hernia surgery?
Can you perform bilateral inguinal hernia surgery?
Central pain sensitization
Do umbilical hernia belts work
Do you take insurance?
Does severe pain two weeks post op mean I have a mesh complication?
Golf after a hernia repair?
How can pain persist after mesh removal?
How do you strengthen the abdominal fascia?
How long is the hospital stay after inguinal hernia surgery?
How to get rid of a hernia?
I have cirrhosis of the liver stage 2 with a hernia on my belly button which I think is infected. What can I do if doctors will not touch it?
I still have pain six months after mesh removal. Do I have permanent nerve damage?
Lifting restrictions after hernia surgery?
Response to Dr. Wright who said
Should you have surgery for a hernia if you are in your eighties.
What is a muscle tear?
What kind of surgeon would you need for a hernia?
When do I know I need to take myself to urgent care for hernia complications?
Why do some surgeons say hernia mesh should not be removed?