Peter Wearden, MD

Peter Wearden, MD, PhD

Thoracic Surgery Pittsburgh, PA

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Office Address

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  • One Children's Hospital Drive
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    Phone: (412) 692-5218

Dr. Wearden's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Thoracic Surgery: Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, Pediatric Cardiac
  • Clinical Interests: Transplants; Congenital heart disease; Congenital Heart Surgery/ Ventricular Assist Devices/ Transplantation

Dr. Wearden's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Cardiothoracic Surgeon/Director Mechanical CardiopChildren's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Dr. Wearden's Education & Medical Training

  • Hospital for Sick Children/University of TorontoHospital for Sick Children/University of TorontoOther Training, MD, Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
  • UPMC Medical Education ProgUPMC Medical Education ProgFellowship, Thoracic Surgery
  • West Virginia UniversityWest Virginia UniversityResidency, General Surgery
  • West Virginia UniversityWest Virginia UniversityOther Training, PhD, Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • West Virginia UniversityWest Virginia UniversityInternship, General Surgery
  • WV Univ Sch of MedWest Virginia University School of MedicineMedical School

Dr. Wearden's Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License2003 - 2014
  • American Board of SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgerySurgery, 2002
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic SurgeryThoracic & Cardiac Surgery, 2004
  • American Board of Thoracic SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic SurgeryCongenital Cardiac Surgery, 2010

Dr. Wearden's Publications & Presentations

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  • ASAIO 59th Annual ConferenceAmerican Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO), Chicago, Illinois - 6/12/2013

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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