Dr. Peterson

Dr. Peterson strives for an exceptional, stress-free experience that starts with our helpful staff and state-of-the-art facilities.

Emily A. Peterson, MD, performs all types of reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries, as well as non-surgical procedures such as Botox® Cosmetic and Sculptra® Aesthetic, through Mount Nittany Physician Group Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery.

A graduate of Cornell University, Dr. Peterson earned her medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine, where she was awarded the Donald R. Cooper, MD Award for Excellence in Surgery. Her residencies included general surgery and plastic & reconstructive surgery at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown.

Board-certified in plastic surgery, Dr. Peterson is a member of several professional medical associations, including the American Medical Association, American Board of Plastic Surgery, and the Association of Women Surgeons. Dr. Peterson has also authored and co-authored several articles for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the journal for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. She also frequently writes posts for Mount Nittany Physician Group Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery’s blog.

Dr. Peterson is also a clinical assistant professor of plastic surgery at the Penn State Hershey Medical School and Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA.

"One of my strengths as a physician is really sitting down and taking the necessary time with the patient."

- Emily Peterson, MD