James W. Peterson, MD, MA James W. Peterson, MD, MA

James W. Peterson, MD, MA

Cardiologist

4.89 out of 5  (827 ratings, 158 reviews)
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Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. For a complete list of plans accepted in 2019 and to verify that your health plan includes Duke Health, please visit PlanForDuke.com.

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919-862-5100 Office number
919-862-5104
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Insurance

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below. Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. For a complete list of plans accepted in 2019 and to verify that your health plan includes Duke Health, please visit PlanForDuke.com.

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ABOUT ME

I am a cardiologist and researcher who has been at Duke for over 10 years. I see a wide variety of heart patients, from young adults to geriatric patients, and enjoy working with all of them. Over the years, I’ve gotten close to many of my patients. My favorite part of the day is making patients feel better, either by telling them they don’t need treatment or that we can do something to help them. I arrived at my decision to practice medicine later in life. I started out as an economics major and pursued theology in graduate school. I ended up working part-time as a chaplain in a hospital, and my time there inspired me to go back to medical school and become a doctor. I’m originally from a small town in Western Pennsylvania. I enjoy road biking, reading and traveling with my family. Since I work close to home, I also enjoy unwinding over dinner with my family.

LANGUAGES I SPEAK
English
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Training
EDUCATION
MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (New York), 1988
RESIDENCY
Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, 1988-1991
FELLOWSHIP
Cardiology, Ohio State University Medical Center, 1991-1994
BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
Clinical Focus and Research
PUBLICATIONS
View James Peterson's publications on PubMed
Ratings and Reviews

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Overall provider rating
4.89 out of 5 (827 ratings, 158 reviews)
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Industry Relationships and Collaborations
This faculty member has no reported relationships with industry.