Dr. Jared D. Peterson, MD

Comprehensive Ophthalmologist (Eye Physician & Surgeon) in Layton, UT
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Jared Peterson, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist at Mountain View Eye Center in Layton, Utah. He recently completed his ophthalmology residency training at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, which is perennially ranked among the top 3 ophthalmology programs in the country.

Dr. Peterson received his Bachelor's Degree from Weber State University, graduating with High Honors. He continued his training at the Ohio State University College of Medicine where he graduated with honors and received multiple academic and research awards. While at Ohio State, he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society for his academic achievements. He was also nominated and selected by his peers for induction into the Gold Humanism Honor Society for his humanistic and caring approach toward his patients. Dr. Peterson participated in various ophthalmological research projects and was awarded Alpha Omega Alpha and Fight For Sight national research fellowships. Dr. Peterson next completed his internship at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio where senior residents and staff presented him with the Best Transitional Resident of the Year award.

Dr. Peterson was honored to receive his training in ophthalmology from Wills Eye Hospital, which is a high volume referral center where he was able to see many rare diagnoses and received extensive experience in managing ocular trauma. He was also exposed to the most recent technological advances in the field, and was one of the first resident physicians in the country to be trained in using the femtosecond laser in cataract surgery.


Layton, Utah
1580 W. Antelope Drive, Suite 175
Layton, UT 84041

Phone: (801) 773-2233


Education and Training

American Board of Ophthalmology Board Certified 2014
Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA Ophthalmology Residency 2010-2013
Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, OH Transitional Year Resident 2009-2010
Ohio State Univ. College of Medicine, Columbus, OH MD, cum laude 2005-2009
Weber State University, Ogden, UT BS, summa cum laude 2002-2005

Medical Practice & Experience

  • Mountain View Eye Center (Layton, UT) 2014-Present
  • Swagel-Wootton-Hiatt Eye Center (Mesa, AZ) 2013-2014

Honors & Awards

  • Riverside Methodist Hospital Transitional Resident of the Year Award 2010
  • Ohio State College of Medicine Alpha Omega Alpha Watman Achievement Award 2009
  • Eli G. Alcorn and John B. Alcorn Prize in Ophthalmology 2009
  • Jonasson Award in Surgery 2009
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society 2008
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society 2008
  • Honors Surgery Program - Ohio State University 2008
  • Community Connection Excellence Award 2006
  • Eagle Scout Award 1998


  • James S. Shipman Award for best presentation by a resident at the 65th Annual Wills Eye Institute Conference 2013
  • Wills Eye Institute Innovation Research Grant 2012
  • Fight for Sight Summer Student Research Fellowship 2007
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Carolyn Kuckein Research Fellowship 2006
  • The Ohio State University Samuel J. Roessler Research Fellowship 2006


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