Dr. Jeff Peterson has been in practice as a Rheumatologist for 20 years in the greater Seattle area. He is fellowship-trained at the University of Washington where he is also a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine and teaches medical students, residents, and fellows the specialty of rheumatology. He is the long-standing president of the
Washington Rheumatology Alliance, the state rheumatology medical society, advocating for patient's access to appropriate therapies and has taken on insurance companies, pharmacy benefits management companies, and government to help his patients. Dr. Peterson was also instrumental in helping found the Hawaii Rheumatology Society. While utilizing the latest advances in medicine, Dr. Peterson embraces a more holistic approach in overall treatment and empowers patients to help themselves with lifestyle changes, healthy diet, and some herbal medications as well and hopes to bring those ideas to Maui. The office is located in Kihei.
Dr. Peterson is an accomplished researcher and has many publications in the field of Rheumatology most recently on gout.
He hopes to bring research opportunities to Maui
He also owns and operates a 30-acre apple orchard north of Seattle and produces a commercial award-winning hard cider, enjoys nature, flower, and bird photography. He is excited to be a part of the Maui culture.
Dr. Botson, received his undergraduate degree from Ohio Northern University, double-majoring in pharmacy and chemistry. After obtaining his medical degree from The Ohio State University, he served as a resident at the Dartmouth-
Hitchcock Medical Center, and in 2009 completed his rheumatology fellowship at the National Institutes ofHealth. Dr. Botson is the President of the Alaska Rheumatology Alliance and a Rheumatologist with Orthopedic
Physicians Alaska. He specializes in gout, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis management, and musculoskeletal ultrasound; as well as conducts clinical research in gout and osteoporosis. He is looking forward to bringing his expertise and experience to Maui.
When he is not treating patients, Dr. Botson is writing scientific manuscripts and case studies and spending time with family enjoying an active lifestyle.
Our physicians provided comprehensive treatments and care, with their extensive background in gout treatment and research.
Appointments are available in our Kihei clinic Saturdays and Sundays.
We work with your medical insurance to provide needed treatments, including infusions and injectable medications, right here in our office, given by our Rheumatology nurses. Our onsite board-certified rheumatologist is just steps away for any questions or if a consult is needed during your treatment.
Appointments are available on Saturdays and Sundays for General Rheumatology. However, at this time, we do not treat Fibromyalgia, Chronic pain, or Ehlers- Danlos Syndrome.