Dr. Peter Zakow, MD

Dr. Peter Zakow, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Peter Zakow, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Rock Hill, SC and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

200 S Herlong Ave

Rock Hill, SC 29732

Contact Information

(803) 324-1950

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
more than 84% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
more than 83% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 76% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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47  Procedures

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  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Nyu Hospitals Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Peter Zakow, MD
Dr. Zakow, Dr. Chan, Missy, Sue, and the entire staff at Catawba-Piedmont Cardiothoracic is wonderful and super great to work with. They offer excellent customer care and service. My surgery was totally unexpected and they made me and my wife feel comfortable and at ease through the entire...Read More
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Kale Gibson in Rock Hill , SC – Jul 03, 2018
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I am so sorry I am late with this...Dr. Zakow did my double bypass almost a year ago...I have nothing but good things to say about this doctor....he really cares about you and does all he can to help you...I would recommending him to family and friends in a heart beat...I was very impressed with...Read More
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Dorothy Crawford in Montgomery, NY – Aug 19, 2016
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I'm very impressed with the office staff. They took very good care of me before and after my open heart surgery. Dr Zakow did a great job before, during and after surgery. I had bypass surgery, replaced a valve & repaired a valve. I feel like a new person now. After surgery I did not...Read More
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Robert Chivattoni in Newburgh, NY – Jul 07, 2016
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