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Christopher Luke Peterson, DO

Associate Medical Director

Christopher Luke Peterson, DO, is the director of the Addiction Medicine Program at Sierra Tucson. He is board certified in Addiction Medicine and Family Medicine. Dr. Peterson completed a Bachelor of Arts in Biology at Utah State University in Logan, UT, and received his osteopathic medical degree from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then trained in Family Medicine at the University Of Arizona College Of Medicine – Phoenix Family Medicine Residency and completed an Addiction Medicine Fellowship at Swedish Cherry Hill Family Medicine Residency, Addiction Recovery Services in Seattle, WA.

Dr. Peterson’s areas of expertise include integration of Addiction Medicine services into primary care, substance use disorder in pregnancy, transplant Addiction Medicine, and government policy regarding Addiction Medicine. Dr. Peterson worked with Arizona Department of Health colleagues to develop The Arizona Pain and Addiction Curriculum in response to the Arizona Statewide Public Health Emergency due to the Opioid Epidemic. Dr. Peterson’s Addiction Medicine practice is informed by current medical evidence applied to an individual’s situation.

He enjoys the outdoors, spending time with family, and sci-fi and fantasy genre books and entertainment.

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