Learn About the Mission, Vision, & Staff of Springville Dermatology
Our Mission Focuses on the Care of Our Patients in Springville & Tooele, UT
Meet Our Primary Dermatologist, Michael W. Peterson, D.O.
Michael W. Peterson, D.O., returns to Utah Valley after serving as a medical officer and dermatologist in the United States Army for 12 years. Raised in Utah County, Dr. Peterson is a graduate of Brigham Young University (BYU). He attended medical school at the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, where he received Sigma Sigma Phi honors, and was awarded the Health Professions Army Scholarship. His post-graduate training included a transitional internship at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, and a residency in dermatology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Most recently, he completed a fellowship in Dermatopathology at the University of Texas Southwestern under the direction of the world-renowned Dr. Clay Cockerell. Dr. Peterson is dual-board-certified in Dermatology and Dermatopathology from the American Board of Dermatology.
In his clinics, Dr. Michael Peterson focuses on all aspects of general, medical, and pediatric dermatology, and has a special interest in diagnosing skin biopsies under the microscope. He also enjoys teaching patients to become more knowledgeable about managing their own skin conditions. Currently, Dr. Michael Peterson is an associate professor for the Aspen Dermatology Residency program, where he enjoys educating physicians to become dermatologists. He has given numerous CME lectures, published multiple peer-reviewed journal articles, and has written chapters in dermatology textbooks. Dr. Peterson is a member of the Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society, the American Medical Association, and the American Academy of Dermatology. During his military career, MAJ(P) Michael Peterson was an ambassador in the field of dermatology. He served overseas on two different assignments and was the Chief of Dermatology at the 121 Hospital in Seoul, Korea. While serving, he was awarded two Meritorious Service Medals, the Army Commendation Medal, and two Army Achievement Medals. Dr. Peterson served a two-year ecclesiastical service mission to Taiwan and is fluent in Chinese. He is married to Nicole Jensen Peterson, and they are blessed to have five beautiful children—three boys and two girls. They have enjoyed living in and traveling to many areas of the world, including South Korea and Puerto Rico. They currently reside in Mapleton, Utah. Dr. Peterson is accepting patients at his new clinic in Springville, Utah, conveniently located at 732 North Main next to UCCU and Auto Zone. Contact us online or call (801) 704-7001 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Michael Peterson today!
Medical Residents Specializing in Dermatology in Springville & Tooele, UT
Dr. Jessica G. Collins, DO
Originally from Kentucky, Dr. Collins graduated medical school from the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2016. She completed an Internship at Adena Regional Medical Center in Central Ohio. She also completed a year-long clinical fellowship at The Ohio State University. She joined the Dermatology Residency Program in 2017.
On the weekends, Dr. Collins loves to go hiking, camping, or skiing with her husband and two children.
Dr. Devin Burr
Dr. Devin Burr was born in Richfield, Utah and raised in Salina, Utah. After graduating from North Sevier High School, he attended BYU where he earned his Bachelor Degree in Biology. Dr. Burr attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences COMP-NW in Lebanon, Oregon. In 2016 he became a part of the Dermatology Residency Program where he currently continues his studies and sees dermatology patients.
Dr. Burr is married with two small children, (1 boy and 1 girl). He enjoys spending time with his family, playing sports, and rooting for the BYU Cougars, Utah Jazz, San Francisco Giants, and Liverpool FC.
In Memory of Dr. Thomas Dutra
May 31, 1987 – August 29, 2020
Dr. Dutra was born and raised in San Jose, CA. He completed his undergraduate studies with a BS in Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Prior to medical school, he participated in research in retinal cell biology at UCSB and motor development at Stanford. After attending medical school at Rocky Vista University in Denver, CO, he completed his internship year in southern California and a year of additional training in internal medicine at the University of New Mexico. He joined the Dermatology Residency Program in 2019.
While his professional interests include medical dermatology and dermatopathology, he also finds time to enjoy the abundant biking, climbing, and skiing that Utah provides.