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Peter A. Shaftel, MD

Peter A. Shaftel, MD Physician

Dr. Shaftel is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Cardiology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Cardiovascular Disease, 1991
  • Internal Medicine, 1989
  • Interventional Cardiology, 1999

Clinical Expertise:

  • Acute Coronary Disease
  • Cardiac Angioplasty
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac Intensive Care
  • Consultative Cardiology
  • Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease and Depression
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Shaftel is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: On the medical staff, but does not have privileges to treat patients in the hospital.