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Peter S. Rahko, MD, FACC Print Friendly Page

Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Rahko is Professor of Medicine in the Cardiovascular Medicine Division of the Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He is the director of the Adult Echocardiography Lab at UW Hospital and Clinics. His clinical interests include noninvasive imaging characterization of ventricular structure and function in patients with heart failure and heart failure devices. He also is involved in echocardiographic evaluation of valvular heart disease, particularly candidates for TAVR. He has an active practice in general cardiology and a specialized clinic for the medical management cardiomyopathies and of end-stage heart failure, including the evaluation of innovative pharmaceutical and device therapies for heart failure. He also has implemented an echo-based screening program for detection of heart disease in varsity athletes and implemented this as a part of the medical evaluation of all incoming athletes to the university.

Specialties

Cardiovascular Medicine

Transplant Medicine

Cardioversion

Echocardiogram

Heart Failure

Heart Failure, Transplant, Mechanical Circulatory Support

Heart Failure/Heart Transplant Medicine

Heart Transplant

Heart Valve

Heart Valve Clinic Cardiovascular Medicine

Left Ventricular Assist Device

Medical Management of Transplant Patients

Stress Echocardiogram

Clinics

University Hospital
(608) 263-1530 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-1690 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 262-8915 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-1530 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Cardiovascular Disease
Internal Medicine
Fellowship University of Pittsburgh Health Center Hospitals, Pittsburgh, PA
Residency Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
Internship Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN
Medical School University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis, MN

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.