Catherine (Kate) Peterson MD

Catherine (Kate) Peterson MD

Neurosurgery, Year 2

Catherine (Kate) Peterson MD

Narrative Bio

Originally from Chisinau, Moldova, Dr. Peterson grew up in Indiana and graduated from Purdue University School of Science with a BSc. degree (Honors) in biology with a minor in chemistry. She had an opportunity to participate in research involving glioblastoma stem cells while in college and it was at that time when her interests in neurosciences and neurosurgery had evolved. After graduating from Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Peterson began her neurosurgery residency at Wayne State. She is passionate about research and helping the underserved population.

In her spare time, she enjoys running, biking, volleyball, and acrylic painting.


Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit Medical Center
Detroit, Michigan


Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana


Purdue School of Science, IUPUI
Indianapolis, Indiana


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