Meet Peter Dean

September 30, 2014 by

Faculty Member: Peter Dean, M.D.

Division: Pediatric Cardiology

Start Date: August 1, 2014

Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine

Residency: University of Virginia School of Medicine

Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Research Interests: Hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Exercise and Sports cardiology, Echocardiography

Proudest/greatest achievement outside of the professional realm?
Marrying my high school sweetheart.

What are you usually doing on the weekend or during time off?
Playing matchbox cars with my son (5 years old), tea parties with my daughter (4 years old), and changing diapers (10 months old).

Best advice anyone ever gave you?
“To be a good cardiologist, you first need to become a good pediatrician.” – Daniel Schneider

What about you would surprise us?
I spent the spring of my 4th year in medical school as a bus driver and assistant coach for a women’s high school lacrosse team (I took orders from my wife, the head coach).


Peter Dean, M.D.

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