A. David Peter, MD

General Surgery

Thompson Health Advanced Surgical Services


  • BS in Biology, Purdue University, Indiana
  • MD, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis
  • Internship and Residency, in General Surgery, UPMC-Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA

Work Experience:

  • Thompson Health Canandaigua Medical Group (2018-present)
  • Canandaigua Medical Group (2012-2018)
  • Alle-Kiski Hospital, West Penn Allegheny Health System, Pittsburgh (2010-2012)

Professional Memberships:

  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Specializing in:

  • Director of Robotic Surgery Center of Excellence, F.F. Thompson Hospital 
  • Co-Director of Hernia Surgery Center of Excellence, F.F. Thompson Hospital
  • Special interest in robotic minimally-invasive hernia surgery
  • Hernia repair including robotic, laparoscopic and open repair
  • Screening and treatment of colorectal cancer - including colonoscopy and surgery
  • Laparoscopic gallbladder, stomach, bowel and colon surgery
  • Advanced abdominal wall reconstruction
  • Vasectomy
  • Skin cancer and lesions - including Melanoma, Basal Cell and Squamous Cell cancers, Lipomas
  • Temporal artery biopsy
  • Wound care, abscess, soft tissue foreign body


  • American Board of Surgery

Dr. A. David Peter was born in India and grew up in Wisconsin and Indiana. Dr. Peter and his wife, Suzanne, have four children - David, Elizabeth, Theodore and Benjamin - and live in nearby Mendon. In his spare time, Dr. Peter enjoys sports, gardening and landscaping.

A. David Peter, MD
Advanced Surgical Services

~Part of F.F. Thompson Hospital

335 Parrish Street
Canandaigua NY 14424

Phone: (585) 393-2880
Fax: (585) 919-2984