Dr. David Pederson, MD

Dr. David Pederson, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. David Pederson, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, cardiology, and more.Read his story

4411 Medical Dr Ste 300

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

(210) 614-5400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

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Atrial Flutter
very high
more than 99% of peers
Atrial Fibrillation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arrhythmias
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Pederson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Pederson "Cardiac Electrophysiologist David Pederson, MD, FACC is board certified in cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology and has extensive military, academic and clinical experience. Dr. Pederson has a Bachelor of Science degree in biomedical engineering from Loyola Merrymount University in Los Angeles, California. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. Dr. Pederson completed both his internship and residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, as Lieutenant Colonel. He completed his fellowship in cardiology at Letterman Army Medical Center at the Presidio of San Francisco in California, and his fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology at University of California in San Francisco. Dr. Pederson practiced on the staff of Wilford Hall from 1990 to 1996 while also serving terms as Director of Electrophysiology and Cardiac Pacing and Director of the Cardiology Fellowship Program. He subsequently served as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Services in Bethesda, Maryland, as Clinical Instructor at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and as Assistant Chairman of the Department of Cardiology at Wilford Hall. In 1996, Dr. Pederson joined Austin Heart, a group cardiology practice, where he practiced as an electrophysiologist until joining Cardiology Clinic of San Antonio in 2002. Dr. Pederson is also experienced in performing a cutting-edge Convergent Maze, or hybrid maze, procedure combining cardiac electrophysiology and minimally-invasive cardiac surgery to restore normal heart rhythms in patients with certain types of atrial fibrillation. Dr. Pederson and Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. James Garrison perform the hybrid procedure at Methodist Hospital."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pederson "I chose medicine as a profession because I've always enjoyed the science part of medicine and always wanted to help people. Cardiac electrophysiology is a field where I can apply medical and surgical skills to diagnose and treat challenging, complicated conditions and watch my patients improve dramatically. It's very rewarding."

4  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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23  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Letterman Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Moffitt Hosp/Ucsf
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pederson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pederson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pederson

4.4

Based on 46 reviews

5 Stars
80.43478260869566%
(37)
4 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
2.1739130434782608%
(1)
1 Star
13.043478260869565%
(6)

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I have used Dr. Pederson for the last 5+ years and have found him to be right on the leading edge of medical/ cardiac technology. I find him quiet by nature but completely thorough and straightforward as my physician. I know where I stand and what I need to work on to improve . Excellent staff to...Read More
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Richard White in San Antonio – Jun 10, 2018
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Listens to what you say
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Jim Schwab in San Antonio, TX – Oct 02, 2017
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Cares about the wellbeing of his patients. Explains every aspect of my care throughly, listens patiently and address any concerns I may have regarding my care.
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Cecilia in San Antonio, TX – Sep 16, 2017
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Dr. Pederson is highly professional and extremely competent. His straight forward manner and efficient execution of procedures makes his treatment of me as a patient both reassuring and welcome. I have the utmost confidence in him to properly treat my condition and highly recommend him to anyone...Read More
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John Fedor in Fair Oaks Ranch, Tx. – Aug 03, 2017
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Dr. Pederson and the whole Cardiology Clinic staff are excellent. They are very professional and also very friendly. Scheduling is easy, and I never have to wait long. Dr. Pederson is an outstanding cardiologist. He answers all my questions and keeps my heart ticking normally.
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San Antonio, TX – Jun 21, 2017
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