Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Dr. Peter Carlson is the son of medical professionals. He grew up understanding the importance of providing care and serving those who need it. Visiting the hospital many times as a child, he became accustomed to seeing people help others and felt a deep connection to his community.
Dr. Carlson graduated as valedictorian of his high school class in 2001 before attending Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. There, he earned a degree in Biology, with distinction, while serving as an active member of multiple community service organizations to continue pursuing his desire to help people.
After graduating in 2005, Dr. Carlson attended the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. While there, he spent a year as a General Clinical Research Centers Fellow, completing clinical and basic science research. He also published multiple papers on the fields of Cardiology and Gastrointestinal Oncology.
Dr. Carlson completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at the University of Texas at Houston, where he performed as the Vice Chief of Education. He graduated in 2014 and has since been practicing academic and clinical emergency medicine in various cities in Texas, assisting wherever he can.
In his spare time, Dr. Carlson enjoys spending time with his wife and two dogs. He also enjoys playing the drums, watching football, and traveling.