Dr. Peter Spittell, MD

Dr. Peter Spittell, MD

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61 y/o

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Dr. Peter Spittell, MD is a cardiology specialist in Rochester, MN and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.Read his story

Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

200 1st St SW

Rochester, MN 55905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Aortic Ectasia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pericardial Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Septal Defect
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Spittell'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.

Dr. Spittell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Spittell "Peter C Spittell, M.D., is a board-certified cardiologist with subspecialty certification in echocardiography. He attended Creighton University School of Medicine and obtained specialty training in internal medicine, vascular medicine, cardiovascular diseases and echocardiography at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Spittell "Cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeons at Mayo Clinic are part of an integrated, multidisciplinary team of doctors and health care professionals who provide individualized care for each patient. Having all this expertise in a single place, focused on you, means that you're not just getting one opinion — your care is discussed among the team, your test results are available quickly and appointments are scheduled in coordination. Specialists work together to provide exactly the care you need."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • 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 Aortic Valve Disorders
  • 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
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
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16  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • BS - Biology University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Mayo Grad School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Mayo Grad School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Other - Vascular Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, Internal Medicine Mayo Clinic, 1988
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Cardiovascular Diseases Awarding Organization, 2004
  • Physicians Recongition Award, Class of 2002 Echocardiography Track, Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program, Mayo Clinic School of Health-Related Sciences, 2002
  • National Board of Medical Examiners (Part I) Awarding Organization, 1983
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Cardiovascular Diseases Mayo Clinic, 1999
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Cardiology, Fellow
  • American College of Physicians, Member
  • American Society of Echocardiography, Member
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