Dr. Peter Walinsky, MD

Dr. Peter Walinsky, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Peter Walinsky, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Hahnemann University in 1995 and specializes in cardiac surgery, adult cardiac surgery, and more.

1400 E Boulder St Ste 700

Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Walinsky's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walinsky performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Walinsky performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walinsky performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Walinsky performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Walinsky treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Walinsky treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Walinsky's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Head and Neck Cancer
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Lung Cancer
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thrombosis
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Peter Walinsky, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Hahnemann University in 1995 and specializes in cardiac surgery, adult cardiac surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 2004
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    2004
  • 1999
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1999
  • 1995
    Hahnemann University
    Medical School
    1995

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Dr Walinsky is careful, meticulous, caring, and the most talented surgeon I have ever met - and I’ve had a lot of surgery. His crew at Memorial has their own standard of care - a level above hospital standard - that they implement and require for all their patients. He and his team worked not only...Read More
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Dr. Peter Walinsky saved my Grandfather's life! Dr. Walinsky found that Papa's heart was a mess. Dr. Walinsky said that most Dr's wouldn't recommend open surgery on someone with as advanced cardiac disease as our Papa had, but that he was willing to try it. Not only did he try, he succeeded at a...Read More
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Dr Walinsky performed life extending surgery for me. He was personable and spent time with my almost every day. Most post surgical discomfort was minimal and recovery was remarkably quick. Thanks Dr Walinsky
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Dr. Walinsky preformed my open heart in January, 2017. He successfully repaired my descending thoracic aneurysm and leaking aortic valve. My recovery has been a complete success, and I am looking forward to many more years of good health with family and friends thanks to his exceptional surgical...Read More
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This doctor defiantly saved my life by replacing my aortic valve with two heart bypasses. Awesome surgeon and a very nice person.
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Cigna PPO
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MultiPlan
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UnitedHealthCare
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Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO