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Eric Peterson – Biography, Age, Medical Education, Career & Net Worth

Eric Peterson (born July 14, 1962) is a board-certified American cardiologist in Dallas, Texas. He is the Fred Cobb, Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, Duke Clinical Research Institute.

Eric Peterson

Eric Peterson Facts

  • Full Name: Eric David Peterson
  • Age: 60 years old
  • Date of Birth: July 14, 1962
  • Place of Birth: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Occupation: Cardiologist
  • Nationality: American

Eric Peterson Medical School & Residency

  • Duke University Hospital – Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1992-1995
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital – Residency, Internal Medicine, 1988-1991
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine – Medical School

Eric Peterson Career

Dr. Peterson is widely known as a leader in cardiovascular clinical research, with more than 1200 publications in the field. He is the Principal Investigator of the Data Coordinating Centers for the Society of Thoracic Surgeons’ National Cardiac Surgery Database, the American College of Cardiology’s National Cardiac Database (ACC-NCDR), and the American Heart Association’s Get With the Guidelines Database (AHA GWTG).

Dr. Peterson is the principal investigator for a number of current multicenter clinical studies, registries, and implementation activities. Dr. Peterson is also a member of numerous national guideline and performance measurement development organizations. Dr. Peterson is likewise affiliated with the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), the Association of American Physicians (AAP), and the Association of University Cardiologists (AUC).

Dr. Peterson earned the AHA Meritorious Achievement Award, the AHA Distinguished Achievement Award, and the AHA Lifetime Achievement Award in Outcomes Research.

During the past five years, he has been recognized as one of the top one percent of cited researchers worldwide. He is also a Contributing Editor to Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

Certifications & Licensure

  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Certified in Cardiovascular Disease
  • NC State Medical License – Active through 2021
  • TX State Medical License – Active through 2023

Hospital Affiliations

  • Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC
  • Parkland Health-Dallas, Dallas, TX
  • UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Eric David Peterson has the following 28 areas of expertise

  • Left Ventricular Dysfunction
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Unstable Angina
  • Recurrence
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Diseases
  • Diabetic Vascular Disease
  • Heart Block
  • Chest Pain (Angina)
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
  • Heart Catheterization
  • Coronary Stenosis
  • Stroke
  • Coronary Artery Angioplasty & Stent
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Vascular Graft Occlusion
  • Critical Care
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Obesity
  • Coronary Restenosis
  • Kidney Failure
  • Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS NC Blue Select
  • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • Blue Advantage
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • NC Ambetter
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Location & Contact Information

Duke Clinical Research Institute
200 Morris St
Durham, NC 27701
(919) 668-8700

Fax: (919) 966-8702
Website: dcri.org

Private Diagnostic Clinic
6301 Herndon Rd
Durham, NC 27713
(919) 572-2084

Fax:(919) 957-2605

Eric Peterson Net Worth

Eric Peterson has an estimated net worth of $8 million.


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