Dr. Benjamin Peeler, MD

Dr. Benjamin Peeler, MD

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Congenital Cardiac Surgery  |  
Male  |  
52 y/o
15 reviews

Accepting new patients

Dr. Peeler previously served as the chair of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute, as well as director of the Sanger Congenital Heart program, and chief of pediatric and adult congenital cardiac surgery at Sanger/Levine Children's Hospital, part of the Carolinas HealthCare System. Prior to leading the Charlotte program, he was associate professor of surgery and the surgical director of the pediatric cardiac surgery program at The University of Virginia .He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee; completed a residency in genera lsurgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center; and completed three fellowships – in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, as well as vascular surgery at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center and in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery, at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta-Egleston and the Emory University School of Medicine.He received the Co-Leadership Award and multiple quality awards from the Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute/Carolinas Healthcare System. Additionally, he won the Dean's Award for Clinical Excellence from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He is a member of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Congenital Heart Surgeon's Society, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and he is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons....See Less

Ochsner Health Center for Children - New Orleans

1514 Jefferson Hwy # CT-8

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Peeler's Experience

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Dr. Peeler's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Board certified in Congenital Cardiac Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
2

Board Certifications

  • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Transposition of Great Arteries
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
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Procedures

  • ASD and-or PFO Closure
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Transplant
  • Maze Procedure
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Ventricular Assist Device

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Wake Forest University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • VANDERBILT UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University of Virginia Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Vanderbilt Univ Affil Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Emory University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • U Va
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Peeler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Peeler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Peeler to family and friends
5
based on 15 total surveys
Dr. Peeler's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Peeler accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

Hospitals where Dr. Peeler has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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