Dr. Peter Wassmer, MD

Dr. Peter Wassmer, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
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58 y/o
(25)

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Dr. Peter Wassmer, MD is a cardiology specialist in St Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

The Heart Institute

6006 49th St N Ste 200

St 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

Background Check

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

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wassmer treats Heart Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Wassmer treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Mitral Valve Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wassmer treats Mitral Valve Disease more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Wassmer treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wassmer treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Wassmer treats this condition more than 98% 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. Wassmer's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • 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
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrioventricular Block
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Emergency Cardioversion
  • 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
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Ischemia
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • PET Scan
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Stress Test
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ultrasound, Cardiac
  • Unstable Angina
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

Languages

  • Filipino
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • English

Awards

Dr. Wassmer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wassmer

4.2

Based on 25 reviews

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

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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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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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Dr Wassmer is an excellent physician. He answers question in a manner that allows for easy understanding.
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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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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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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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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

AARP
Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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