Dr. Peter L. Walinsky, MD

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Dr. Peter L. Walinsky, MD

Cardiac Surgery | Male

UCHealth Memorial Hospital Cardiology 1400 E Boulder St Ste 700, Colorado Springs, CO 80909 Get Directions

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Dr. Walinsky specializes in Cardiac Surgery and practices in Colorado Springs, CO. He practices at 1 location.

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5 based on 11 responses
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in Los Alamos, NM |
May 31, 2016 Dr. Walinsky replaced my aortic valve. He, and his staff cannot be rated higher by me and my wife, Joan. I am a 70 year old man and could only have anticipated a few more years of life without this operation. My heart is now evaluated as excellent, by other doctors. After 8 spinal fusions, my experience with surgeons and hospitals has not been uniformly excellent, but this time I could not be happier. I am deeply, deeply grateful.
in Corrales, New Mexico |
I owe my life to Dr. Walinski and his amazing staff. If not for his patience and caring I would not be alive to thank him. His attention to every detail of my care and his patience in helping me heal will never be forgotten.
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Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Hahnemann University

    Graduated in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital

    Completed in 1999

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Walinsky's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
  • Board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Walinsky's Office & Staff

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10 – 15 minutes

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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients