Department General Surgery
Primary Location Moll Cancer Center at Fairview Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • 2nd Opinion Evaluations
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Breast Cancer Surgery Program
  • Breast Conservation Surgery
  • Breast Diagnostics
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Health
  • Breast Pathology
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Cardiology
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Imaging Guided Breast Procedures
  • Mammary Ductoscopy
  • Mammogram
  • Minimally Invasive Breast Biopsy
  • Minimally Invasive Breast Surgery
  • Second Opinion Breast Cancer
  • Self Breast Exam
  • Seroma Aspirations
  • Surgery For Breast Cancer
View all 24 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Abscesses
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anal Fistula
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Breast Disease
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Bile Duct Stones
  • Bile Duct Tumors
  • Breast Abscess
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Disease
  • Breast Infections
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Pain
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Diseases of the Small Bowel
  • Diverticulosis
  • Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
  • Fissure
  • Fistulas
  • Gallbladder & Biliary Tract Disease
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Malignancies
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatobiliary Disease
  • Hernias
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intraductal Papilloma
  • Large Bowel (Intestinal) Obstruction
  • Large Bowel Cancer
  • Lipoma
  • Lipomas
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Malignant Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Melanoma
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
View all 47 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Wright State University Affiliated Hospitals
General Surgery
Dayton, OH USA

Medical Education - Wright State University School of Medicine
Dayton, OH USA

Undergraduate - Walsh University
North Canton, OH USA


  • Surgery

Specialty Interests

Breast surgery, gastrointestinal/abdominal surgery, and endoscopy

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 11/19/2018, Dr. Peters has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

155 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.5
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

28 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

Dr Peters is very upbeat & gives me an optimistic feeling if anything further comes up

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

Erica is an excellent doctor. She answered all my concerns and was very understanding. Was straight forward and was easy to deal with. I didn't feel rushed, and with my cancer I needed a caring and understanding physician. She iis an asset to the Cleveland clinic

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2019

Dr Peter's was very nice and understanding. she answered my questions in a way I could understand.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2019

Dr Peters is wonderful, polite, informative, knowledgeable, and kind.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

Dr. Peters is compassionate, direct & ensures all our questions are answered. Janet my Patient Navigator has given us good information. Jennifer my nurse is fast, efficient & helpful. for example, my husband & daughter came with me my first visit. on my second visit this past Fri Jennifer had a third chair in the room she took us to because she remembered I had two people with me. Nazanna who took blood sample was fast & efficient and literally jogged our to catch the courier. Alicia spent a long time with me, made calls & was able to schedule appointments within 2 business days! very impressive! I'm pleased with the care I'm receiving at CC!

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

Dr Peters was great! I have a great deal of confidence in her. She is sincere, caring & patiently answered all our questions.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2019

excellent experience! Dr. Peters is a terrific surgeon. She and Dr Rice made my mastectomy a professional,and well done procedure. Dr Peters is a delightful person and very caring. This is especially important at a time like these.

Reviewed on May 30, 2019

first Visit with Dr. Peter's I'm THRILLED to be under her care.

Reviewed on May 30, 2019

ABSOUTLY would recommend the Dr.

Reviewed on May 16, 2019

great doctor

Reviewed on May 10, 2019

Dr Peters was considerate and understanding. I felt very at ease with her.

Reviewed on May 3, 2019

Absolutely love Dr Peters, she has been so respectful, kind, and informative. In the midst of a difficult diagnosis, she has given me great comfort in her ability to interact with compassion, respect and kindness. I have the utmost trust in her ability to treat my condition as well as communicate my condition and prognosis.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2019

Dr Erica Peters is an excellent surgeon. I went in for my first visit about having breast cancer removed. I had a list of things to ask her, she answered each question BEFORE I had a chance to ask. She is a very caring and knowledgeable doctor. I will recommend her highly.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2019

Dr Peters is awesome. Great exam and explanation of my concerns.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2019

Dr Peters was very informative, compassionate and kind.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2019

Having to deal with cancer is not pleasant. But Dr. Peter's and her staff were so warm and comforting, I really felt better.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019

Dr Peters is fantastic! She listened to my concerns and addressed all my questions. We discussed surgery and she explained everything to me very clearly! Very professional and caring!!

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2019

Dr. Peters is not only an excellent doctor and surgeon, she is as excellent interoersonal skills and a caring doctor. i never feel rushed or brushed off by her.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2019

Doctor seemed rushed.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2019

While doctor was asking questions and doing my exam felt rushed and she was in a hurry to go on to the next patient.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2019

Dr. Peters and her Nurse were very compassionate and thoughtful and kind and they took time to answer all my husband's and my questions completely. Please thank them for their kindness towards us.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2019

Dr Peters is friendly, understanding and patient. I'm glad she's my Dr

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2019

Despite my diagnosis Dr Peters was very encouraging and confident which helped ease my mind. She explained everything and helped me understand all of this new terminology.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2018

This is the first time I have seen Dr. Peters. She explained my results and explained the reason for more testing. I felt very comfortable with her and I hope to continue to see her if necessary.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018

dr peters was extremely helpful and great to talk to - she treated us with respect and always spent time with us

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2018

Dr Erica Peters is a very caring & compassionate person. My wife has been a patient of Dr Peter's & that is why I chose her for my medical care &concerns. Her office manager Jennifer is also always very helpfulwe wish more physicians & staff were as courteous & helpful as this office is to me & my family.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2018

Dr. Peters was great. I called for a same-day appointment and fortunately was scheduled with her. She was personable, took the time to listen, and "down to earth". She also pointed out other possible health concerns which I should address in a future visit based on family health history (e.g. colonoscopy).

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2018

I was so impressed with all the care I received from all personnel at the Avon Cleveland Clinic plus Dr. Erica Peters is a wonderful person and Doctor. You all should be very proud of her. The Cleveland Clinic gives me much hope. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!

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