Dr. Peter B Hanson MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Peter Hanson is an orthopedic surgeon in La Mesa, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alvarado Hospital and Sharp Coronado Hospital and Healthcare Center. He received his medical degree from University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. He is one of 19 doctors at Alvarado Hospital and one of 14 at Sharp Coronado Hospital and Healthcare Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of California at Davis
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1986 - 1991

University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Preprinted standardized orders promote venous thromboembolism prophylaxis compared with traditional handwritten orders: an endorsement of standardized evidence-based practice.
Gaylis, F.D., Van, S.J., Daneshvar, M.A., Gaylis, G.M., Gaylis, J.B., Sheela, R.B., Stern, E.J., Hanson, P.B., Sur, R.L.

Neuraxial anesthesia and low-molecular-weight heparin prophylaxis in major orthopedic surgery in the wake of the latest American Society of Regional Anesthesia guidelines.
Rowlingson, J. C.,Hanson, P. B.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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