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Peter Aziz, MD

216.445.5015

Peter Aziz, MD

Appointed: 2011

Peter Aziz, MD
Department: Pediatric Cardiology
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code M41
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.445.5015
DeskDesk:216.445.6532
WorkFax:216.445.3692
Peter Aziz, MD
Department: Pediatric Cardiology
Location: Hillcrest Hospital
6770 Mayfield Road
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
WorkAppointment:216.445.5015
WorkFax:216.445.3692
Peter Aziz, MD
Department: Pediatric Cardiology
Location: Pediatric Cardiology/Canton, OH
Mail Code M41
4848 Higher Ave., N.W.
Canton, OH 44720
WorkAppointment:216.445.5015
WorkFax:216.445.3692
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Children & Adolescents Only

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Aziz completed his pediatric cardiology fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in 2010 and continued his training there in pediatric electrophysiology. During his fellowship, Dr. Aziz was awarded a training grant under the National Institute of Health (NIH) to investigate genotype and phenotype correlations in pediatric patients with long QT syndrome. Dr. Aziz also acquired skills in catheter ablation of pediatric arrhythmias and device (pacemaker and ICD) implantation. Following his fellowship, Dr. Aziz joined the Cleveland Clinic as a pediatric electrophysiologist. He is active in the training and teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, an activity that continuously inspires him. Dr. Aziz is also quite active in research and was the recent recipient of the SADS 2011 Young Investigator Award for his work on long QT syndrome.

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Electrophysiology
Philadelphia, PA USA
2011
Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Pediatric Cardiology
Philadelphia, PA USA
2010
Residency - University of Michigan Health System
Pediatrics
Ann Arbor, MI USA
2007
Internship - University of Michigan Medical School
Pediatrics
Ann Arbor, MI USA
2005
Medical School - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA
2004
Undergraduate - University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI USA
2000

Certifications

  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics- Pediatric Cardiology

Specialty Interests

Abnormal heart rhythms, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, heart palpitations, long QT syndrome (LQTS), supraventricular tachycardia, syncope, ventricular tachycardia, Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW), electrophysiology study, radiofrequency ablation, device implantation

Treatment & Services

  • Ablation in Pediatric Patients
  • Ablation of Complex Arrhythmias
  • Arrhythmia Management Including Cardioversion
  • Arrhythmia Mechanisms
  • ICD Implants
  • Pacemaker Follow-up
  • Pacemaker Implant

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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As of 1/29/2014, Dr. Aziz has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by the Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about the Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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