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Peter Rahko

Peter Rahko

Expert on heart failure, echocardiography, heart valve disease, cardiomyopathy

Professor, medicine School of Medicine and Public Health Work: 608-263-5561 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Evaluation and management of heart failure and end-stage heart disease, including cardiomyopathies
  • Diagnosis of heart diseases using ultrasound evaluation (echocardiography)
  • Evaluation and management of heart-valve disease


  • Director, Adult Echocardiography Laboratory, UW Hospital and Clinics
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, American Society of Echocardiography, American College of Physicians
  • Chair, University of Wisconsin Minimal Risk Institutional Research Board