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Eckman, Peter M, MD

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  • Heart Failure/Circulatory Support/Transplantation
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplant

Clinical Interests:

Heart failure; Mechanical circulatory support; Ventricular assist device; Cardiac resynchronization therapy; Cell therapy; Heart transplantation; Exercise in heart failure; Vascular biology

Board Certification:

Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Heart Failure, Transplant Cardiology

Medical School:

University of Minnesota


University of Minnesota (Internal Medicine)


University of Minnesota (Cardiovascular Medicine); Cleveland Clinic Foundation (Heart Failure and Transplant)


(1) Leslie Miller Award to Outstanding Cardiology Fellow, 2008; (2) Distinguished Teaching Award, Minnesota Medical Foundation, 2004 (Chosen by 3rd/4th year medical students); (3) Best diagnostician, 2004 (Chosen by graduating residency class); (4) American College of Physicians National Associates Competition, Resident Research Abstract Winner, 2004; (5) Phi Beta Kappa, Eta Chapter, Gustavus Adolphus College, 1996; (6) American Institute of Physics, Society of Physics Students Scholar, 1995; (7) Robert B. and Sophia Whiteside Scholarship, 1992-1996; Educational Excellence Award, Department of Medicine, 2013 Champion of Care, Fairview, 2013