Dr. Peter Destefano

Cardiology
Trenton, NJ
33 years experience male

Locations

Peter M. DeStefano, MD, FACC

Trenton, NJ

Address

669 Chambers Street, Trenton, NJ
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

(609) 695-1864

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Amerigroup

AmeriHealth

Cigna

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

Oxford Health Plans

Medicare

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Cardiology, Board Certified

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

46 Answers
32 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Destefano
33 years experience Cardiology
Many things: can cause a slow heart beat. The most common are medications such as beta-blockers and some calcium channel blockers. Being athletic can also cause ... Read More
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3 thanks
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Destefano
33 years experience Cardiology
Cardiac unlikely.: Coronary disease is very rare in women your age, however a Holter monitor does not screen for it, If you are concerned, see your doctor about getting ... Read More
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1 thank
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Destefano
33 years experience Cardiology
Certainly.: Cardiac catheterizations are generally just diagnostic procedures, but may be combined with a ballon angioplasty or stent placement. As long as vesse ... Read More
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1 thank

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Destefano is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Destefano is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Right side affected. On verapamil still have tachycardia often.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Yes -- with a CT Coronary Angio with Contrast
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Thanks for your quick reply! Many thanks for your answer :0)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Graduated nullMD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, PR
Graduated 1987MD

Residency

VA Medical Center, San Juan, PR
Completed 1990

Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha 1986

Affiliations

Fellow of American College of Cardiology
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