Mary Peterson, MD

Dr. Peterson is a board certified Ob-Gyn. She initially graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing and practiced as a nurse for a number of years before deciding to go to Medical school. She attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine.  She completed her Ob-Gyn internship and residency at the Medical College of Virginia (now VCU). She was in general practice for a number of years and during this time, she developed an interest in the treatment of women in perimenopause and menopause.

Dr. Peterson became a Certified Menopause Practitioner (certified by the North American Menopause Society) in 2003. She is one of only 6 physicians in the Pittsburgh area and 1000 nationwide with the distinction at this time.   Dr. Peterson has been the director of the Midlife Health Center at Magee since 2008.