Dr. Peter Gallagher, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 54

Cardiology

Dr. Peter Gallagher, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Lincoln, NE and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Gallagher has extensive experience in Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures, and Heart Conditions. He graduated from University of Nebraska / College of Medicine in 1990. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Chi Health Good Samaritan and CHI Health St. Elizabeth. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Peter Gallagher, MD

Nebraska Heart Institute

7440 S 91ST ST Lincoln, NE 68526
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available
Telehealth services available

Accepting new patients

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Gallagher

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Gallagher treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Gallagher treats other conditions, please contact the office at (402) 489-6555.

Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Cardiac Electrical System Procedures specialists.

Dr. Gallagher is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Cardioversion, Elective
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Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures

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Dr. Gallagher is experienced in the area of Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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High
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Very High
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Heart Conditions

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Dr. Gallagher is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Heart Disease
Cardiomyopathy
Sinus Bradycardia
Third Degree Heart Block
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High
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Very High
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Adult Congenital Heart Conditions

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Heart Conditions specialists.

Dr. Gallagher is experienced in the area of Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

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Arrhythmias
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Fibrillation
Ventricular Fibrillation
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High
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Dr. Gallagher's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prinzmetal Angina
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Atresia
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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Dr. Gallagher accepts the following insurance:

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National (BlueCard) PPO
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Blue Card PPO
First Health
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Dr. Gallagher's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gallagher

4.9

Based on 12 ratings

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Excellent, Excellent, kind, honest, gifted in explanation.
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May 06, 2019
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Dr. Gallagher is a superb cardiologist. His treatment of me as a patient was exemplary.
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Apr 10, 2019
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Takes time with both the patient and their families. Does not push his agenda. Lays out the facts and lets the patient decide.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
173 people found this helpful
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Biography

Dr. Peter Gallagher, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Lincoln, NE and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Gallagher has extensive...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
University Tx Southwestern Med School
Residency Hospital
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1990
University of Nebraska / College of Medicine
Medical School
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Awards

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Does Dr. Peter Gallagher, MD accept new patients?

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What are Dr. Peter Gallagher, MD's top areas of expertise?

Dr. Gallagher specializes in Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures, and Heart Conditions. See more on Healthgrades.

What conditions does Dr. Peter Gallagher, MD treat?

Dr. Gallagher frequently treats the following conditions: Heart Disease, Arrhythmias, and Aneurysm. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Peter Gallagher, MD's office address?

Dr. Gallagher's office is located at 7440 S 91ST ST, Lincoln, NE 68526. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. Peter Gallagher, MD able to provide telehealth services?

Dr. Gallagher provides telehealth services. Please contact the office to determine whether you are eligible.

Is Dr. Peter Gallagher, MD affiliated with any hospitals?

Dr. Peter Gallagher, MD is affiliated with Chi Health Good Samaritan and CHI Health St. Elizabeth.

Is Dr. Peter Gallagher, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Peter Gallagher, MD holds board certifications in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology.

How much experience does Dr. Peter Gallagher, MD have?

Dr. Gallagher has over 32 years of healthcare experience.

Does Dr. Peter Gallagher, MD receive good ratings from patients?

There is a star rating of 4.9/5 for Dr. Peter Gallagher, MD. Patients say that they trusted the provider's decisions and the provider explained conditions well. See all patient feedback on Healthgrades.

Locations

Nebraska Heart Institute

Poineer heart institute7440 S 91ST ST Lincoln, NE 68526
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Nebraska Heart Institute

Chi Health Nebraska Heart7500 S 91st St Lincoln, NE 68526
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Gallagher is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Chi Health Good Samaritan

Kearney, NE

69% Patients that would definitely recommend, 1% lower than the national average

23 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2023)

CHI Health St. Elizabeth

Lincoln, NE

72% Patients that would definitely recommend, 2% higher than the national average

2 Awards Received

Community Memorial Healthcare

Marysville, KS

75% Patients that would definitely recommend, 5% higher than the national average