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Peter Oettgen, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP

Editor in Chief, DynaMed 

Peter Oettgen, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP is Editor in Chief of DynaMed. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. Peter is an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, and practices clinically at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where he served as the Director of Preventive Cardiology for over 20 years.

He graduated from University of Connecticut Medical School and completed internal medicine residency training at Tufts New England Medical Center, and a Cardiology Fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. 

In addition to his clinical interests in preventive cardiology, he has conducted basic research in vascular biology for over 20 years and received a Physician Scientist Award from the National Institutes of Health and an Established Investigator Award from the American Heart Association.