Dr. Peter S Hesslein MD Pediatric Cardiologist

Dr. Peter Hesslein is a pediatric cardiologist in Seattle, Washington. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus and Swedish Medical Center-First Hill. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and has been in practice for 35 years. He is one of 2 doctors at Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus and one of 2 at Swedish Medical Center-First Hill who specialize in Pediatric Cardiology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Cardiologist: General Pediatric Cardiology

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Pediatrics, 1976 - 1978

Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 1978 - 1981

Baylor College of Medicine
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Cardiology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

WA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

AV node reentry tachycardia in infants.
Crosson, J. E., Hesslein, P. S., Thilenius, O. G., Dunnigan, A.

A naturalistic study of 24-hour electrocardiographic recordings and echocardiographic findings in children and adolescents treated with desipramine.
Biederman, J., Baldessarini, R. J., Goldblatt, A., Lapey, K. A., Doyle, A., Hesslein, P. S.

Therapeutic and diagnostic utility of adenosine during tachycardia evaluation in children.
Crosson, J. E., Etheridge, S. P., Milstein, S., Hesslein, P. S., Dunnigan, A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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