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Gail Peterson, M.D.
Gail Peterson, M.D.

Gail Peterson, M.D.

Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

  • Internal Medicine - Cardiology
  • Heart Valve Disorders
  • General Cardiology

Biography

Dr. Gail Peterson is a clinical cardiologist who specializes in echocardiography and valvular heart disease. She graduated from University of Michigan Medical School and completed an Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, where she also served as Chief Medical Resident. She completed a fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at Duke University Medical Center, and served on the faculty of Duke before moving to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She sees patients with a broad range of cardiac problems, but has a particular interest in those with valvular heart disease.

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Education & Training
  • Fellowship - Duke University School of Medicine (1995-1998), Cardiology
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1992-1995), Internal Medicine
  • Internship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1991-1992), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - University of Michigan Medical School (1987-1991)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
Honors & Awards
  • Phi Beta Kappa 1987
  • The Walter F. Floyd Endowed Fellowship in Cardiology 1997
Books & Publications
Research
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Role of left ventricular mass in prognosis
  • Infectious endocarditis

Clinical Focus

  • Heart Valve Disorders
  • General Cardiology
  • Cardiac Imaging

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