Dr. Peter Walinsky specializes in complex heart surgery, including TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement), aortic surgery, valve preservation and re-operative cardiac surgery.


Monday: 8am - 4:30pm
Tuesday: 8am - 4:30pm
Wednesday: 8am - 4:30pm
Thursday: 8am - 4:30pm
Friday: 8am - 4pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Qualifications and experience

Surgery - Adult Cardiac Surgery, Heart and Circulation - Coronary Disease, Heart and Circulation - Heart Valve Diseases, Heart and Circulation - Structural Heart Disease, Heart and Circulation - Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
Languages spoken
Medical School
Hahnemann University School of Medicine

Johns Hopkins University Hospital

Clinical interest for patients

Aortic stenosis

If you have it, there is a 50% chance it will take your life in less than 2 years if left untreated, says Dr. Walinsky. “We think that there are 275,000 people in the United States who have aortic valve stenosis and of that, only about a third will ever be treated.”

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