Dr. Sidney Peykar, MD

Dr. Sidney Peykar, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Sidney Peykar, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from State University New York Health Sciences Center and specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology and cardiology.Read his story

1540 S Tamiami Trl Ste 204

Sarasota, FL 34239

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  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
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Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
more than 99% of peers
Electrophysiological Study
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Peykar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Peykar "In July of 2007, Dr. Sidney Peykar began his practice of electrophysiology in Florida. Dr. Peykar spent considerable time and effort to establish the EP program including setting up equipment and training lab staff for complex arrhythmia ablation first in Charlotte County and then expanded his practice to Sarasota. His goal was to be the first to offer state of the art EP care for Southwest Florida.Prior to his arrival there were no physicians performing this procedure in Southwest Florida. Since then he has performed more than 2500 procedures and more than 1500 cardiac ablations. He is currently the electrophysiologist doing the highest volume of cardiac ablations on the west coast of Florida - from Tampa to Naples. He is performing about 10-12 atrial fibrillation ablations a week, and will perform more than 400 atrial fibrillation ablations this year.With additional training at the University Bordeaux, Hospital Haut - Leveque in Bordeaux, France- the world's foremost institution for atrial fibrillation ablation- he performs the most advanced technique for cure of persistent (longer lasting) atrial fibrillation. Dr. Peykar prides himself on offering not only technical expertise, but also a personal experience. A consultation with him involves aninteractive discussion about the causes of the arrhythmia, possible solutions (both with medications and invasive procedures), and a frank discussion about possible risks. Patients rarely leave a visit with Dr. Peykar without detailed illustrations that he uses to clarify these issues.All procedures that Dr. Peykar recommends and schedules are performed by him personally. His lab team is trained to support the cases, but as Dr. Peykar says, My hands are the only ones on the catheter." While this may seem obvious, it is in sharp contrast to some of the academic centers that patients are often referred to, where a fellow in training is performing the bulk of the invasive procedure under a senior physician's hands-off supervision.Fellow, American College of Cardiology, diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, with subspecialty board certification in Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Caridac Electrophysiology.""
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2  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Conduction Disorder of the Heart
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia
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24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Universite Bordeaux-Hopital Haut-Leveque
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Shands Jacksonville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • North Carolina Baptist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • State University New York Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Farsi
  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr Peykar saved me actually. I had a horrible bout with afib for years and been to several Drs. But it always seemed to never go away. Some das worse then others. My first ablation was not done by Dr Peykar and after gat it got worse. Then I researched and found this amazing Dr Peykar who gave me 2...Read More
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Dr Peykar is a caring Doctor/ Human I highly recommend DR PEYKAR. He gets a 10+++++++++ rating. Dr Peykar saved my Life.
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Dr. Peykar exceeded all expectations- I had a very thorough consultation where he reviewed all the reasons I have A fib and what treatment options I had- feeling great after the ablation procedure-
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Dr. Peykar has turned out to be the best choice that I could have made when I was looking for a solution to my A-fib arrhythmia problems. I hope to stay with him for follow up with monitoring my pacemaker and heart condition status. I would definitely recommend Dr. Peykar to anyone needing...Read More
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Dr Peykar spent a lot of time going over all my options. I had the cryo-balloon ablation for atrial fibrillation . I feel much better. His staff Michelle and Amanda are excellent as well
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