Jeff R. Peterson M.D.

Jeff R. Peterson M.D.


  • English


  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology (Connective Tissue Disease)


Dr. Peterson is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. He received his medical degree at the University of Washington, did his internal medicine residency in Spokane, WA, and completed his Rheumatology fellowship at the University of Washington.

Dr. Peterson has provided Rheumatology patient care since 2002, and was the Medical Director of The Seattle Arthritis Clinic from 2008 – 2015.

Patient Care Philosophy

At The Seattle Arthritis Clinic, we focus on autoimmune and inflammatory disease. We provide counseling and nutrition services to complement the patient’s treatment.

Dr. Peterson believes in a multi-disciplinary, integrated, comprehensive model of care, and works with naturopaths and other ancillary providers to meet the patient’s needs.

Clinical Interests

Inflammatory arthritis; Rheumatoid Arthritis; Psoriatic Arthritis; ankylosing spondylitis; Hepatitis C. Arthritis

Research Interests

Clinical Research in Autoimmune and Inflammatory disease, Principal Investigator on numerous research studies.


Institution Credential Year
Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine Medical education 1997
Internal Medicine Spokane Internship
Internal Medicine Spokane Residency
UW - Dept. of Rheumatology Fellowship
Degree Institution Year
MD University of Washington, School of Medicine 1997

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Internal Medicine Rheumatology 2003