Scott Michael Peters, DDS

Expertise in: 
Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
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Overview

Dr. Peters is an Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at Columbia University Medical Center, College of Dental Medicine. He received his B.A. in History from Columbia University, his D.D.S. from Columbia University, and completed his post-graduate training in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology from Columbia University/New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, a fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, and the recipient of the Academy’s prestigious William G. Shafer Award. Dr. Peters has published in numerous journals including The Journal of the American Dental Association, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology (Triple O), Journal of Endodontics, Head and Neck Pathology, and Journal of Clinic Pediatric Dentistry, among others. He is a member of the Columbia University Oral Diagnostics Biopsy Service, and the clinical oral pathology service located at ColumbiaDoctors Midtown. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Peters teaches various courses, including histology, pathophysiology, and oral pathology and stomatology at Columbia. He also serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of oral histology at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Peters is a member of the American Dental Association and the New York State Dental Association.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Dentistry
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Lesions
  • Oral Medicine
  • Oral Pathology

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine Oral Pathology at the Columbia University Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Languages

  • Spanish

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

51 West 51st Street
Suite 350
New York, NY 10019
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery
  • 2015 Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: 2018 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C
  • Residency: 2018 NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical C

Honors & Awards

William G. Shafer Award, 2018, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Research

Selected Publications

  1. Peters SM, Han C, Yoon AJ, Philipone EM. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia in association with a ranula: a report and review of the literature. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2017; 123:e160-e163
  2. Peters SM, Roll KS, Philipone EM, Yoon AJ. Oral warty dyskeratoma of the retromolar trigone: An unusual presentation of a rare lesion. J Am Acad Dermatol Case Rep 2017; 3:336-338.
  3. Peters SM, Pastagia J, Yoon AJ, Philipone EM. Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis mimicking periapical pathology in a 39 year-old man. J Endod 2017; 43:1909-1914.
  4. Peters SM, Perrino MA, Yoon AJ, Philipone EM. Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma metastatic to the mandible: a report and review of literature. Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac Chir Orale 2017; S2468-7855(17)30121-0.
  5. Peters SM, Heinz MJ, Koslovsky DA, Yoon, AJ, Philipone EM. Necrotizing Ulcerative Stomatitis as Initial Presentation of Undiagnosed HIV Infection: a case report and review of literature. J Oral Maxillofac Surg Med Pathol 2017; 29:570-574.
  6. Khan A, Peters SM, Han C, Yoon AJ, Philipone EM. 23 year-old female with a painless left mandibular swelling. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2017; 124:519-524.
  7. Peters SM, Kunkle T, Perrino MA, Philipone EM, Yoon AJ. Mandibular embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma with cartilaginous metaplasia: report of a case and review of literature. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2017; 124:e288-293.
  8. Heinz MJ, Peters SM, Caruana SM, Yoon AJ. Lingual osseous choristoma of the tongue base: unusual presentation of a rare entity. Case Rep Otolaryngol 2017; 2017: 3234086
  9. Peters SM, Mandel L, Perrino MA. Oral Melanoacanthoma of the Palate: An unusual presentation of an uncommon entity. J Am Acad Dermatol Case Rep 2018; 4:138-139.
  10. Vasilyeva D, Peters SM, Philipone EM, Yoon AJ. Renal cell carcinoma metastatic to the maxillary gingiva: a case report and review of the literature. J Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2018;22, Suppl S1:102-7