Dr. Linda R Peterson MD Cardiologist

Dr. Linda Peterson is a cardiologist in Saint Louis, Missouri and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital. She received her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has been in practice for 24 years. Dr. Peterson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 56 doctors at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and one of 43 at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease. She also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and French.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: Non-Invasive Cardiology

Clinical Interests: Heart Failure, Cardiac Imaging

Hospital Affiliation

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Ranked #15 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • French

Education & Medical Training

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1990–1993

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1993–1997

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 21 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 16 years in Cardiovascular Disease

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Noncontrast skeletal muscle oximetry.
Zheng, J.,An, H.,Coggan, A. R.,Zhang, X.,Bashir, A.,Muccigrosso, D.,Peterson, L. R.,Gropler, R. J.

Impact of sex on the heart's metabolic and functional responses to diabetic therapies.
Lyons, M. R.,Peterson, L. R.,McGill, J. B.,Herrero, P.,Coggan, A. R.,Saeed, I. M.,Recklein, C.,Schechtman, K. B.,Gropler, R. J.

A "PET" area of interest: myocardial metabolism in human systolic heart failure.
Kadkhodayan, A.,Coggan, A. R.,Peterson, L. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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