Dr. Peter Walinsky specializes in complex heart surgery, including TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement), aortic surgery, valve preservation and re-operative cardiac surgery.
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
Hahnemann University School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University Hospital
- Clinical interest for patients
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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