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John W Petersen, MD

Cardiologist (Heart Specialist)

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Dr. John Petersen is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Florida. He received his BS and MD degrees from the University of Florida. He completed Internal Medicine Residency training at Duke University and then returned to the University of Florida to complete his Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases. He has been on faculty at the University of Florida since 2010. Dr. Petersen has received multiple awards for his teaching and patient care, including Attending of the Year from the Department of Medicine Internal Medicine Residents, and Master Clinician Award from the Department of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He specializes in the care of patients with valvular heart disease and ventricular dysfunction and has expertise in advanced imaging of the heart, especially echocardiography and cardiac MRI.

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  • Myocardial Ischemia , 16 publications
  • Coronary Vessels , 9 publications
  • Coronary Artery Disease , 8 publications
  • Coronary Circulation , 8 publications

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61 publications

1,159 citations

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