Dr. Peter Wassmer, MD

Dr. Peter Wassmer, MD

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58 y/o
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Dr. Peter Wassmer, MD is a cardiology specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

The Heart Institute

6006 49th St N Ste 200

Saint Petersburg, FL 33709
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Cardioversion, Elective
very high
more than 98% of peers
Mitral Valve Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wassmer "We have forged in new frontiers of cardiovascular care and treatment through advances in nuclear medicine, cutting edge technology and research, and the development of preventive and educational services. Coupled with highly trained physicians and medical staff, The Heart Institute has established itself as a "Center of Excellence" in the care and treatment of cardiovascular disease."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

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

60  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrioventricular Block
  • 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 Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Ischemia
  • 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
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia
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31  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University of Santo Tomas / Faculty of Medicine And Surgery
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University of Santo Tomas / Faculty of Medicine And Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Chestnut Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Yale University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Ochsner Clnic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wassmer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Filipino
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wassmer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wassmer

4.2

Based on 25 reviews

5 Stars
76%
(19)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
8%
(2)
2 Stars
4%
(1)
1 Star
12%
(3)

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Dr. Wassmer took the time to discuss my condition with me, and recommended and performed a procedure (stent implant) that improved my health a lot. I recommend him, and the staff at Northside Heart, to anyone seeking treatment for heart issues.
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Ann in New Port Richey, FL – Dec 02, 2017
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Dr Wassmer is an excellent physician. He answers question in a manner that allows for easy understanding.
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Seminole, FL – Nov 16, 2017
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Excellent doctor who listens to the concerns of his patients so much so that I changed doctors to make him my new Cardiologist!
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Juliana in Pinellas Park, FL – Nov 12, 2017
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I strongly recommend Dr Wassmer,he is very professional and makes a patient feel relaxed and comfortable. He never talked down to me.
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Harold Boone in St Petersburg, FL – Oct 30, 2017
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I am a new patient of Dr. Wassmer and find him to be competent, caring, and thorough. As well, he has surrounded himself with competence, His staff id attentive, interested, and efficient. I have been impressed. and would recommend him highly.
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Pinellas Park, FL – Sep 22, 2017
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