Linda K. Peterson, MD

UNC Health Provider

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Specialties

Obstetrics and Gynecology
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM 8:30 AM - 12:00 PMClosed Today Closed Today
Accepting New Patients

Location Information

UNC Women's Health at Lenoir
701 Doctors Drive
Suite E1
Kinston, NC 28501
US
Handicap Accessible
Phone:
Fax:
(252) 208-1177

Hours

Day of the WeekHours
Monday8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

About the Provider

Specialties

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Subspecialties

  • General Obstetrics
  • General Gynecology

Provider Details

Type: Clinician
Gender: Female

About Linda K. Peterson, MD

I am not the type of person who knew as a child that I was interested in being a physician. Instead, I took a longer road and looked at many fields. I was initially going to go and get my PhD and become a psychologist, but once I started working as a certified nursing assistant for a group of doctors, I then knew that I loved what they did! Figuring out what the medical problem was and how to treat the problem was fascinating to me! I enjoy th...
I am not the type of person who knew as a child that I was interested in being a physician. Instead, I took a longer road and looked at many fields. I was initially going to go and get my PhD and become a psychologist, but once I started working as a certified nursing assistant for a group of doctors, I then knew that I loved what they did! Figuring out what the medical problem was and how to treat the problem was fascinating to me! I enjoy the long-term relationships I form with my patients, and I am honored to provide my patients with compassionate and competent care. Since I am a mother of six children, I can relate to those who also have children or grandchildren. I want to partner with women so that they feel comfortable with their bodies and give them practical choices that suit their needs. My areas of special interest include treatment of menstrual issues (both surgical and nonsurgical), women’s mental health, women’s preventive healthcare and, of course, pregnancy! Outside of work, I’m actively involved in a women’s bible study. I enjoy serving in Christian ministries and currently have a focus on early pregnancy and pregnancy planning. I have SIX children and am very involved in their lives! I also take care of my 95-year-old father who lives with us. I enjoy spending time with my husband of 26 years, Steve, who is a Sports Medicine physician.

UNC Health Affiliations

  • UNC Lenoir Health Care
  • UNC Physicians Network

Languages

  • English

Medical School

  • Medical College of Wisconsin, 1992 - 1996

Residency and Chief Residency

  • Miami Valley Hospital, 1996 - 2000
  • Area: Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Honors: Resident Research Award, Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG) Award Winner

Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology, Board Certified, 2003
Treatment of menstrual issues (both surgical and nonsurgical), women’s mental health, women’s preventive healthcare, pregnancy

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Commercial Plans (Other than Aetna Whole Health)
  • Aetna Whole Health (Tier 2)
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage Plans (Other than Aetna Prime HMO)
  • AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina Medicaid
  • BCBSNC Commercial Plans
  • North Carolina State Employees Health Benefit Plan (Active employees)
  • BCBSNC Blue Home with UNC Health Alliance
  • BCBSNC Medicare Advantage (Other than Experience Health)
  • Healthy Blue Medicaid
  • Carolina Complete Health Medicaid (Centene)
  • Cigna Commercial Plans (Other than Cigna Connect)
  • Cigna Secure Medicare Advantage
  • Contigo Health Plan (WakeMed employees only)
  • Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Humana Medicare Private Fee-for-Service
  • North Carolina State Employee Health Benefit Plan (Medicare Advantage for retirees)
  • Liberty Advantage Medicare Advantage
  • MedCost PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Commercial Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage
  • UnitedHealthcare Exchange (ACA) Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan Medicaid
  • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
  • WellCare of North Carolina Medicaid
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