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Peter B. Kurnik

Peter B. Kurnik, MD

Emeritus Professor

Specialties: Cardiology


  • MD - Washington University, St. Louis (1978)
  • MS - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1974)
  • BS - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1973)

Awards & Honors

  • Regularly recognized as a "Top Doctor" in Philadelphia and New Jersey
  • Listed in "Best Doctors in America," 2009-2010, 2011-2012

Memberships / Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology

Peter Kurnik, MD, is retired from clinical practice. Previously he was the director of diagnostic and interventional cardiology within the Division of Cardiology, specializing in interventional cardiology.

Clinical Services

Angioplasty and stent placement - heart, Cardiac catheterization, Coronary artery disease, Clinical cardiology


  • Medicine - Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, N.Y. (1979)


  • Medicine - Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, N.Y. (1981)


  • Cardiology - Washington University, St. Louis (1984)

Peter Kurnik, MD, is an emeritus professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology. He has received multiple teaching awards.

Research Interests

Angioplasty, Thrombolytic therapy, Ventricular function, Renal blood flow, Renal protection, Biomedical engineering


Dr. Kurnik has published extensively on thrombolytic therapy, renal blood flow and diastolic function.