Dr. Peter Fonseca, MD

Dr. Peter Fonseca, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Peter Fonseca, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

10004 Kennerly Rd Ste 345A

Saint Louis, MO 63128

Contact Information

(314) 543-5252

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fonseca performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lung Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Fonseca's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Wright State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wright State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Med College Wis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fonseca has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fonseca's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fonseca to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Fonseca'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

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Fonseca is a down to earth and gifted surgeon. I was operated on in April of 2018. All prerequisite procedures and the surgery itself went extremely well. After surgery Dr. Fonseca was very attentive making sure he saw me everyday and was also kept well advised of my condition and level of...more
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Talented, smart and the hardest worker I have seen in medicine. When I was in the hospital he was there all times of the day and night checking on me.
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