Dr. Peter Hesslein, MD

Pediatric Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
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Dr. Peter Hesslein, MD
Dr. Peter Hesslein, MD is a pediatric cardiology doctor who practices in Tacoma, WA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Hesslein is affiliated with Seattle Children's Hospital, Group Health Capitol Hill Campus, Mary Bridge Children's Hospital, Multicare Auburn Medical Center, MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital, Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital, Swedish Medical Center - First Hill Campus, Valley Medical Center and Providence St. Peter Hospital.

314 Martin Luther King Jr Way Ste 303

Tacoma, WA 98405

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Dr. Peter Hesslein, MD

Dr. Peter Hesslein, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • ODS Health Plan
  • 6 More

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Septal Defect
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more than 32% of peers
Congenital Heart Defects
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more than 10% of peers
Heart Disease
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more than 10% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
2

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
25

Conditions Treated

  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Fetal Heart Abnormalities
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Neonatal Bradycardia
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pediatric Heart Disease
  • Pediatric Heart Rhythjm Abnormalities
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Fetal Echocardiography
  • Heart Surgery
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Stress Test

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Childrens Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Childrens Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Texas Childrens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hesslein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hesslein's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hesslein to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Hesslein'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
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Hesslein accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • ODS Health Plan
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Plus
  • Providence Health Plans
    Personal Option EPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN
  • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
    Preferred Provider Network
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Hesslein has admitting privileges

Group Health Capitol Hill Campus
201 16th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112
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Mary Bridge Children's Hospital
317 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
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Multicare Auburn Medical Center
202 N Division St
Auburn, WA 98001
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Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital
401 15th Ave SE
Puyallup, WA 98372
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MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital
315 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
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Providence St. Peter Hospital
413 Lilly Rd NE
Olympia, WA 98506
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Seattle Children's Hospital
4800 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105
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Swedish Medical Center - First Hill Campus
747 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122
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Valley Medical Center
400 S 43rd St
Renton, WA 98055
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