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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Dr. Fonseca's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fonseca performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Fonseca performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fonseca performs Lung Surgery more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Fonseca performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Empyema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fonseca treats Empyema more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Fonseca treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Fonseca's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagostomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Segmentectomy, Open
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Fonseca's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fonseca

4.3

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(2)

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What People Say About Dr. Peter Fonseca, MD
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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...Read 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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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

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