John Petersen, MD

John Petersen

Assistant Professor of Medicine


TEL: (352) 273-9065
FAX: (352) 392-3606


Degree/Program Institution Field/specialty
BS University of Florida Interdisciplinary Basic Medical Sciences
MS University of Florida Clinical/Translational Science
MD University of Florida
Residency Duke University Medical Center Internal Medicine
Fellowship University of Florida Cardiovascular Medicine

Academic/Research Interests:

Dr. Petersen’s academic interests include the use of non-invasive imaging to help expand the understanding of normal and abnormal left ventricular mechanics.

Clinical Interests:

Dr. Petersen’s clinical interests include inpatient and outpatient general cardiology with a focus on non-invasive imaging including echocardiography and cardiac MRI.


Petersen JW, Forder JR, Thomas JD, Moye LA, Lawson M, Loghin C, Traverse JH, Baraniuk S, Silva G, Pepine CJ. Quantification of Myocardial Segmental Function in Acute and Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease and Implications for Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Trials A Review From the NHLBI-Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Research Network. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2011;4:671-9.

John Petersen, MD, Gary Cooper, MD, Peter Drew, MD, Burt Silverstein, MD, Thomas Beaver, MD, MPH. “Paraganglioma Resection Requiring Left Atrial Reconstruction.” Clinical Cardiology 2009; In Press.

John W. Petersen, MD, G Michael Felker MD, MHS. “Inotropes in Acute Heart Failure.” Critical Care Medicine 2008; 36 (1) (Suppl): S106-S111.