Dr. Peterson completed his pre-medical education from Tulane University in New Orleans and received his Medical Degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA. Dr. Peterson's medical internship and residency were completed at Albany Medical Center. He completed his fellowship in Cardiology at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Nuclear Cardiology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. His professional interests include clinical cardiology, nuclear cardiology and cardiac catheterization. He is the medical director of the Nuclear Medicine laboratory at Cardiology Associates. His interests include skiing, tennis and golf. He resides in Niskayuna with his wife and two daughters.