Dr. Peter Kerwin, MD

Dr. Peter Kerwin, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Peter Kerwin, MD is a cardiology specialist in Downers Grove, IL and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

DuPage Medical Group

3825 Highland Ave Ste 210

Downers Grove, IL 60515
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Kerwin'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kerwin "My commitment to all patients is to provide the highest quality cardiovascular care possible. I believe placing patients first by working as a team with my physician colleagues, offers our collective experience and expertise so that each individual can enjoy life to its fullest potential."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Loyola University Stritch School Of Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Loyola University Stritch School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Loyola University Stritch School Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kerwin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kerwin does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kerwin and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Edward Hospital and Health Services

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cardiac Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Kerwin is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Kerwin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kerwin to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kerwin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

answers the questions you think to ask but doesn't necessarily address the questions you don't know to ask. Doesn't tell you enough about implications of meds he's prescribing. Changes his mind about which procedures ought to be done, without seeming to give it much consideration. Maybe he's...more
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