Peter H. Pak, MD

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2001 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 280W
Santa Monica, CA 90404
2285.2 miles away
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Speaks: English
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Pacific Heart Institute

2001 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 280W, Santa Monica, CA 90404

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About Peter H. Pak

Dr. Peter Pak practices consultative cardiology with emphasis on heart failure and cardiomyopathy.

After graduating from The Johns Hopkins University with Honors in Biology he earned his M.D. degree at Harvard Medical School. He completed an internal medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and a cardiology fellowship at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Pak joined Pacific Heart Institute after serving two years on the Cardiomyopathy and Cardiac Transplant Faculty at a previous hospital he served on. He is the author of many articles in highly respected, peer-reviewed cardiology journals.

Dr. Pak served as Director of Critical Care at Saint John's Health Center and currently serves on its Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.

Training

Harvard Medical School
Medical Education
1989

fellowship

The John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
1996

residency

Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1992

internship

Massachusetts General Hospital - Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1990

Pacific Heart Institute
2001 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 280W
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Pacific Heart Institute
12555 West Jefferson Boulevard, Suite 303
Los Angeles, CA 90066

Medical Groups & Affiliations
Saint John’s Physician Partners

Affiliated Locations
Providence Saint John's Health Center

Having come from the east coast, Dr. Pak is glad to be living in sunny Southern California, where he can indulge in his favorite pastimes of hiking, birding, and photography throughout the year. He is a proud dad of an Eagle Scout and volunteers his time with Santa Monica's Boy Scout Troop 2.

Clinical Interests

  • Abnormal Calcium Score
  • Abnormal Coronary Angiography
  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Acorn Procedure
  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Acute Decompensated Heart Failure
  • Adenosine Stress Test
  • Advanced Heart Failure (Ahf)
  • Amyloidosis
  • Aneurysm Of Leg Artery
  • Anomalies Of The Coronary Artery
  • Anomalous Coronary Artery (Aca) Repair
  • Anomalous Left Coronary Artery From The Pulmonary Artery (Alcapa)
  • Anticoagulation
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Ulcer
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Aortitis
  • Arrhythmia
  • Arrhythmias (Heart) Therapy
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis Of The Aorta
  • Athletic Heart Syndrome
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Flutter Ablation Consult
  • Atrial Septal Defect (Asd)
  • Atrial Tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular Block
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect
  • Autoimmune Heart Diseases
  • Autoimmune Pericarditis
  • Av Nodal Arrhythmia
  • Beriberi
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Blue Lips
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Amyloid
  • Cardiac Angina
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac Conduction Defects
  • Cardiac Ct
  • Cardiac Disease In Pregnancy
  • Cardiac Event
  • Cardiac Genetics
  • Cardiac Hemochromatosis
  • Cardiac Implantable Device Replacement
  • Cardiac Insufficiency
  • Cardiac Mri
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiac Risk Assessment
  • Cardiac Sarcoidosis
  • Cardiac Sarcoma
  • Cardiac Syndrome X
  • Cardiac Tumor
  • Cardio Oncology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiometabolic Health
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiorenal Syndrome
  • Cardiospasm
  • Cardiovascular Disease Related To Chemotherapy
  • Carotid Intimal Thickness
  • Carotid Sinus Syndrome
  • Centrimag Ventricular Assist Device Complications
  • Centrimag Ventricular Assist Device Removal
  • Centrimag Ventricular Assist Device Surgery
  • Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Chronic Inotropic Therapy
  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Chronic Total Occlusion
  • Circulatory Assist Devices
  • Claudication
  • Combined Transplant (Heart-Kidney)
  • Combined Transplant (Heart-Kidney-Liver)
  • Combined Transplant (Heart-Liver)
  • Combined Transplant (Heart-Lung)
  • Complete Atrioventricular Block
  • Conduction Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure (Chf)
  • Cor Pulmonale
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Fistula
  • Coronary Brachytherapy
  • Coronary Calcium Scoring
  • Coxsackie Endocarditis
  • Cyanotic Heart Disease
  • Diabetic Cardiomyopathy
  • Diastolic Dysfunction
  • Directional Atherectomy
  • Dobutamine Stress Test
  • Double Aortic Arch
  • Double Outlet Right Ventricle (Dorv)
  • Dynamic Cardiomyoplasty
  • Dysautonomia
  • Echocardiogram
  • Eisenmenger Syndrome
  • Electrocardiogram (Ekg)
  • Elevated Creatine Kinase
  • End Stage Heart Disease
  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation Therapy Eecp
  • Exercise Induced Arrhythmia
  • Exercise Induced Syncope
  • Exercise Intolerance
  • Familial Amyloidosis
  • Familial Arrhythmias
  • Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Familial Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Family History Of Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Giant Cell Myocarditis
  • Heart Biopsy
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease In Women
  • Heart Failure Screening
  • Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction (Hfpef)
  • Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction (Hfref)
  • Heart Health
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Racing
  • Heart Shunt
  • Heart Transplant
  • Heart Transplant Hepatitis Positive
  • Heart Transplant Rejection
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Hereditary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • History Of Glenn Shunt
  • History Of Heart Shunt
  • Holter Monitor
  • Holt-Oram Syndrome
  • Home Inotropes
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis
  • Implantable Cardiac Monitor Procedure
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Placement
  • Implantable Defibrillator
  • In Office Cardiac Echocardiogram
  • In Office Cardiac Stress Test
  • Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia
  • Infiltrative Disorders Of The Heart
  • Inflammatory Heart Diseases
  • Intra Aortic Balloon Pump
  • Intravascular Ultrasound
  • Ischemia With Non-Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Laser Atherectomy
  • Left Atrial Appendage Closure
  • Left Bundle Branch Block
  • Left Heart Catheterization Consult And Evaluation
  • Left Heart Failure
  • Left Ventricular Dysfunction
  • Loop Recorder
  • Lymphedema
  • Malignant Hypertension
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mckusick-Kaufman Syndrome (Mkks)
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Medication Clearance
  • Microvascular Dysfunction
  • Mitral Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation Associated Heart Failure
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mthfr Mutation
  • Multi System Inflammatory Syndrome
  • Multiorgan Transplant
  • Muscular Dystrophy With Heart Disease
  • Myocardial Infarction (Mi)
  • Myocarditis
  • Myxoma
  • Myxomatous Degeneration Cardiac Valves
  • Natriuretic Peptide
  • Non Compaction Cardiomyopathy Ncm
  • Non Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Nuclear Cardiology Test Reading
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Organ Transplant
  • Orthopnea
  • Orthostatic Intolerance
  • Palpitations
  • Papillary Muscle Disorders
  • Paraganglioma
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Connection (Papvc)
  • Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (Papvr)
  • Partial Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (Papvr) Repair
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Patent Foramen Ovale Closure
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Postural Tachycardia Syndrome
  • Pre Excitation Syndrome
  • Premature Ventricular Contraction (Pvc) Ablation Consultation
  • Premature Ventricular Contractions
  • Prenatal Cardiology
  • Pretransplant Clearance
  • Prinzmetals Angina
  • Pulmonary Artery Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Associated Connective Tissue Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disorders
  • Pulmonary Valve Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Vein Stenosis
  • Refractory Angina
  • Repeat Heart Transplant
  • Rheumatic Aortic Regurgitation
  • Rheumatic Aortic Stenosis
  • Rheumatic Diseases Of Pulmonary Valve
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Rheumatic Heart Failure
  • Rheumatic Mitral Regurgitation
  • Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
  • Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis With Insufficiency
  • Rhythm Disorder
  • Right Bundle Branch Block
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Scleroderma Heart Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Single Ventricle Defect
  • Six Minute Walk Test
  • Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Sports Related Cardiovascular Assessment
  • Statin Intolerance
  • Stress Echo Cardiogram
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Subaortic Stenosis
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia Bradycardia Syndrome
  • Tacrolimus Level
  • Tee
  • Thallium Stress Test
  • Thoracic Aorta Stenting
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Table Test
  • Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return (Tapvr) Repair
  • Toxin Induced Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Tricuspid Valve Repair
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Transplant Desensitization Protocols
  • Transplant Medicine
  • Transplant Related Infection
  • Transposition Of Great Vessels
  • Transthoracic Echocardiogram
  • Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Troponin Quantitative
  • Valve Sparing Surgery
  • Valve Stenosis
  • Valvular Endocarditis
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Variant Angina
  • Vascular Intervention
  • Vasospastic Angina
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia
  • Ventricular Assist Device Bridge To Recovery
  • Ventricular Assist Device Bridge To Transplant
  • Ventricular Assist Device For Destination Therapy
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Remodeling Operation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Vo2 Measurement
  • Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome