Erika Peterson, MD

Associate Professor


  • Maternal Fetal Care Center
  • 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226


  • Maternal Fetal Medicine

Maternal Fetal Care Center

St. Joseph's Health Center

Town Hall Health Center

My focus as a Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist is to try to optimize the care of women and high risk pregnancies. I have a focus on prenatal diagnosis and helping families cope with pregnancies affected by congenital abnormalities. My clinical focus is on cardiac disease, and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, as well as isoimmunization and hemolytic diseases.


Diseases and Conditions

  • Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy
  • Fetal Anomalies
  • Hemolytic Disease in Pregnancy

Treatments and Services

  • High Risk Obstetrics
  • Maternal Fetal Care
  • Prenatal Diagnosis

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adolescent
  • Adult


  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Joseph's Hospital - West Bend – West Bend
  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee

Board Certifications

  • Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinic Locations

Maternal Fetal Care Center

St. Joseph's Health Center

Town Hall Health Center

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Dr. Erika Peterson joined the Department as an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in April, 2011. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Southern Illinois University in May 1999. She then went on to complete her residency in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Women’s Health in St. Paul, Minnesota from 1999 to 2003. She attended Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts with a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine from 2004 to 2006.Dr. Peterson’s practice has an emphasis in Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Her areas of expertise include high risk obstetrics, prenatal diagnosis, fetal anomalies, cardiac disease in pregnancy, and hemolytic disease in pregnancy. Recently named in U.S. News & World Report’s Top Doctors List for 2012-2013, Dr. Peterson is ranked in the top 10% of Perinatologists regionally. Additional awards and honors include Best Doctors in 2009 and 2010. She also received the Tufts Medical Center Excellence in Teaching Award in 2009.


Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine - Southern Illinois University School of Medicine - Springfield, IL (1999)
Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology - University of Minnesota - Minneapolis, MN (1999-2003)
Fellowship, Maternal Fetal Medicine - Tufts Medical Center - Boston, MA (2003-2006)