Dr. Elvis Peter is a board certified,
cardiologist who performs minimally
invasive procedures to correct structural
problems of the heart such as leaky or
tight heart valves as well as close holes
and other defects in the heart, these
include Mitra-Clip, TAVR, ASD/PFO
closure and the Watchman procedures
Dr. Peter also performs minimally invasive
procedures to open up blockages in the
heart, legs or other parts of the vascular
system, with expertise in using the radial
artery in the wrist as an entry point
instead of the groin for less bleeding risk
and quicker recovery times for patients.
He has special expertise in opening up
arteries that have been closed for a
long time which are called chronic total
occlusions whether in the heart or legs.
Prior to becoming a cardiologist,
Dr. Peter was a hospitalist and board-certified internal medicine and sleep medicine physician at Howard Young Medical Center in Minocqua. These skill sets in areas often related to heart disease give him experience and insights into providing superior heart care.
“Having lived in the Northwoods for
7 years, I am happy to be back home in Wisconsin,” he said. When not spending time with his two daughters and wife, he loves to be out on the golf course, though, as he says; “My golfing ability has yet to match my love of the game.”
Dr. Peter went to medical school at Armed Forces Medical College in India. He did his internal medicine residency at State University of New York at Buffalo.
He completed fellowships in cardiovascular
diseases at Louisiana State University at Shreveport and interventional cardiology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.