Dr. Peter Hesslein, MD

Dr. Peter Hesslein, MD

Pediatric Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Peter Hesslein, MD is a pediatric cardiology specialist in Tacoma, WA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1976 and specializes in pediatric cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology.

314 Martin Luther King Jr Way Ste 303

Tacoma, WA 98405

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

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

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

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2  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 Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • 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

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

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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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