Dr. Benjamin Peeler, MD

Dr. Benjamin Peeler, MD

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Congenital Cardiac Surgery  |  
Male  |  
53 y/o
(15)

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.

Ochsner Health Center for Children - New Orleans

1315 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Behavioral Health Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network

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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*
22

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
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Transplant
  • Maze Procedure
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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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
5.0
based on 15 total reviews
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 34 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Behavioral Health
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Behavioral Health Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna Healthcare of Louisiana
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Worker's Compensation PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Galaxy Health Network
    Galaxy Health Network PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Gilsbar 360
  • Health Care Alliance Pool
  • Health Payors Organization
    Health Payors Organization PPO
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Commercial EPO
    Commercial POS
    Commercial PPO
    Gold HMO
    Medicare Advantage
    Vision Care Plan (VCP)
  • Humana Benefit Plan of Illinois
    Central and Northwestern Illinois HMO-High
  • Louisiana Healthcare Connections
  • Louisiana Workers Compensation
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • Peoples Health
  • PPO Plus
  • Prime Health Services
  • Provider Networks of America
    ProNet PPO
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
    Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Community Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization
  • Veteran Administration Plan

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Hospitals where Dr. Peeler has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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