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Dr. Peter Cho, MD

Dr. Peter Cho, MD

Thoracic Surgeon (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgeon)

28 Years of Experience

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    Overview

    Dr. Peter W. Cho is a surgeon in the Division of Cardiac Surgery at Sinai Hospital. He joined LifeBridge Health in 2004.After graduating as Valedictorian from the Gilman School, a prominent preparatory school in Baltimore, Dr. Cho attended Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, graduating with honors in 1985. After earning his Doctor of Medicine degree from Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Cho received his training in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. At Johns Hopkins, he completed a two-year basic research fellowship in cardiac surgery and was chief resident of the general surgery and general thoracic surgery programs. He also completed a clinical fellowship in mitral valve repair with Professor Alain Carpentier at H?'pital Broussais in Paris.Dr. Cho invented the cavo-atrial cannula for cardiopulmonary bypass, a device designed to minimize cardiac tissue damage during heart surgery. He has also received a number of prestigious honors, including the William S. Halsted Prize in Surgery (1989) and George D. Zuidema Surgical Research Award (1993) from Johns Hopkins University.Dr. Cho is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His areas of special interest include mitral valve repair, aortic reconstruction, and procedures for atrial fibrillation.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Thoracic Surgeon (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgeon)

    Education & Training

    Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Med, Thoracic Surgery; Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Med, General Surgery (Residency)

    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Program A (Residency)

    Other Degree - Johns Hopkins Univ Sch of Med, Baltimore Md

    Medical Degree - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery

    Insurances

    Please contact Dr. Cho's office to confirm accepted insurance plans.

    Locations

    Sinai Cardiology Faculty - Mirowski

    5051 Greenspring Avenue

    Suite 304

    Baltimore, MD 21209

    (410) 601-0900

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Peter Cho accepting new patients?

    No, Peter Cho is not accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Peter Cho offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Cho's office at (410) 601-0900 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Peter Cho offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Cho's office at (410) 601-0900 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Peter Cho speak?

    Peter Cho speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Peter Cho have?

    Peter Cho is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

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