Mount Nittany Physician Group


Emily A. Peterson, MD, performs all types of reconstructive and cosmetic surgeries, as well as non-surgical procedures such as Botox® Cosmetic and Sculptra® Aesthetic, through Mount Nittany Physician Group Reconstructive & Cosmetic Surgery.

A graduate of Cornell University, Dr. Peterson earned her medical degree at Drexel University College of Medicine, where she was awarded the Donald R. Cooper, MD Award for Excellence in Surgery. Her residencies included general surgery and plastic & reconstructive surgery at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown.

Board-certified in plastic surgery, Dr. Peterson is a member of several professional medical associations, including the American Medical Association, American Board of Plastic Surgery, and the Association of Women Surgeons. Dr. Peterson has also authored and co-authored several articles for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the journal for the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Dr. Peterson is also a clinical assistant professor of plastic surgery at the Penn State Hershey Medical School and Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA.

Learn more about Dr. Peterson and the services she provides at


Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

Medical Education

Drexel University College of Medicine


Lehigh Valley Health Network


Reviews and ratings

Rating Summary

Provider explanations of prob/condition
4.8 out of 5
72 ratings
Time CP spent with patient
4.8 out of 5
73 ratings
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.9 out of 5
73 ratings
Ease of scheduling appointment
4.7 out of 5
73 ratings


April 25, 2022
Dr. Peterson is the best at what she does. I would not see anyone else for my cosmetic treatments.
March 29, 2022
*Dr. Peterson is wonderful and professional. Always excellent care.
November 11, 2021
*Dr. Peterson, *Eileen & *Mallory have all been fantastic! I trust them completely.
November 01, 2021
Always thorough and caring
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