'My wheelchair is my prison and my freedom,' says GP with quadriplegia

After a catastrophic accident four years ago, Dr Steve Peterson has found ways to work as a GP and support rural communities

Dr Steve Peterson’s colleagues were wondering why he had not turned up as they were preparing for the arrival of a major trauma case at their ED.

Dr Steve Peterson
Dr Steven Peterson.

It was only when they saw the critically injured cyclist who came in that they understood — it was because he was the patient.

He had been struck by a motorist while riding to work at the hospital in the