Anne Petersen, MD, is a board-certified general surgeon. She received her medical degree in St. Louis in 2001 and went on to complete her general surgery residency in 2006. While practicing full-time, she also received her Master of Business Administration in 2009. Dr. Petersen enjoys the surgery specialty because it combines all of her passions, including math, science, and mechanical skills. "Operating on someone can make me feel as though I have made a real difference in their life, especially when I can see an instant change in their health in just a few hours," she says. "I also enjoy getting to know my patients and their families and helping them navigate all of their health options." Outside of work Dr. Petersen enjoys reading, playing the piano and cello, and trying new foods, both at restaurants and in her own kitchen. Dr. Petersen's practice is part of Boone Medical Group, a well-established, multi-specialty physician group.