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Internist, Cardiologist (heart)
48 years of experience
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Patient Reviews

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kirk Peterson is Excellent. Dr. Peterson has been reviewed by 2 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.3
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Courteous Staff 5.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 5.0
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Follows Up After Visit 5.0
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Kirk Peterson, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.

  • He has special expertise in 23 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Blood Clot (Thromboembolism)
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Catheterization
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myocardial Diseases
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Pathologic Constriction
  • Pulmonary Embolism
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Education & Awards

Dr. Peterson graduated from Cornell University, New York. He has 5 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Cardiomyopathies
Coronary Disease
Deep Vein Thrombosis--DVT (Pulmonary Embolism)
Heart Catheterization
Heart Diseases

Affiliations

Dr. Peterson has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 
  • UC San Diego Health System 

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Additional Information
Dr. Kirk Lowery Peterson MD is a male Internist, has 48 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.
Where does Dr. Kirk L. Peterson practice?
Dr. Kirk Peterson has 4 office locations.
Dr. Kirk Peterson practices Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease near La Jolla, CA.
Additional practice locations include: San Diego, CA.
See La Jolla Internists and La Jolla Cardiologists.