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Robert W. Peters, MD

Academic Title:

Adjunct Professor

Primary Appointment:


Additional Title:

Chief of Cardiology, Baltimore VA Medical Center


Baltimore VA Medical Center, Room 4D-129A

Phone (Primary):

(410) 605-7191


(410) 605-7934

Research/Clinical Keywords

arrhythmias, sudden cardiac death, implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), permanent pacemaker, antiarrhythmic drugs

Highlighted Publications

Peters RW, Weiss DN, Carliner NH, Feliciano Z, Shorofsky SR, Gold MR: Overdrive pacing for atrial flutter. Am J Cardiol 1994;74:1021-1023

Peters RW, Mitchell LB, Brooks MM, Echt DS, Barker AH, Capone R, Liebson LH for the CAST investigators. Circadian pattern of arrhythmic death in patients receiving encainide, flecainide or moricizine in thee Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial.  J Am Coll Cardiol 1994;23:289-293

Peters RW, Brooks MM, Todd L, Liebson PR, Wilhelmsen L:Smoking cessation and arrhythmic death: the CAST experience. J Am Coll Cardiol 1995;26:1287-1292

Peters RW, McQuillan S, Resnick SK, Gold MR: Increased incidence of life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias: experience with a third generation implantable defibrillator. Circulation 1996;94:1346-1349