I am Dr. Nancy Ryan Petersen. I have been
practicing obstetrics and gynecology for the last 29 years and currently just do gynecology.
I was trained at Albany Medical College in Albany, New York where I did my residency.
I came to this area to do public health service commitment of 2 years, so I worked at Lynn
Community Health and at North Shore Community Health in Peabody.
I am very interested in the minimally invasive surgery aspect of my practice. I treat ovarian
cysts, endometriosis, fibroids, pelvic pain, and dysfunctional bleeding.
That’s been a critical change in GYN because in the past everything was an open procedure.
Now, the procedures, you can go home the same day, you can recuperate much quicker, your
time away from care taking is much less, you are back to work much more quickly.
It’s been an incredible transformation through the years. I got to know a lot of my patients
through delivering when I was doing obstetrics before so, it’s a continuation of care and