In 1979, he became the Director of Preventive Medicine, for California Primary Physicians. These activities included medical staffing for the Pritikin Longevity Center in Santa Monica.
Between 1980 and 1985, Dr. Peters was staff physician in the Emergency Department of California Hospital in downtown Los Angeles. As a major inner city Trauma Center, he gained valuable experience in the management of all types of medical and surgical emergencies.
In 1980, he developed and directed INNERHEALTH PROGRAMS- a physician supervised health promotion program of aerobic fitness, optimal nutrition and stress management. The Innerhealth Program is highly acclaimed and successful in helping people reverse common health problems such as high blood pressure, adult onset diabetes, and coronary artery disease, as well as preventing the development of such problems.
Also in 1980, Dr. Peters entered into the private practice of family and preventive medicine in Santa Monica. His practice emphasized behavioral, nutritional and other lifestyle services.
In 1990, he moved to Ashland, Oregon, opening a medical practice with appropriate emphasis on nutritional, behavioral and preventive medicine. He offered health promotion seminars under the title of THE PHYSICIAN WITHIN.
In 1999, he moved to Scottsdale, Arizona and completed a book titled, EDGEWORK, Exploring the Psychology of Disease, Beyond Diet and Fitness, which was published in 2003. Edgework reviews mindbody research, points to the power of emotions and beliefs on the body and redefines the humans stress response into an ally by marking inner boundaries for personal growth.
In 2002, he became Medical Director of New Hope Medical Center, an alternative cancer treatment center. New Hope provided a range of cancer therapies and helped people to reverse the conditions that permitted the cancer to grow in the first place, an important issue for all cancer patients especially for those in remission.
Since 2004, he has been in private practice in Scottsdale and continues to offer a variety of seminars on stress management, mindbody medicine, health promotion and cancer prevention.
SPECIALTY BOARD: Diplomat, American Board of Family Practice 1976-1983, with re-certification for 1983-1990.
MEDICAL LICENSURE: Arizona Board of Medical Examiners Arizona Homeopathic Medical Board