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John Petersen, M.D.

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Biography

Dr. Petersen is an Assistant 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. He has extensive experience analyzing heart function in varsity athletes from universities throughout the State of Florida. 

Education

Fellowship - General Cardiology
University of Florida
2010

Residency - Internal Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
2007

Medical Degree
University of Florida
2004

Board Certification

  • Cardiovascular Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Honors and Awards

John B. Gorrie Award
University of Florida
2004

Strength, Hope and Caring Award
Duke University
2006

Haskel Schiff Award
Duke University
2007