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Renuka Peterson, MD

Pediatric Cardiology

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1465 South Grand Blvd

St. Louis, MO 63104

400 Medical Plaza

Suite 220

Lake St. Louis, MO 63367


Dr. Renuka Peterson is the Director of the Pediatric Echocardiography Lab at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital. She is a member of the SLUCare Physician Group. She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatric Cardiology.

She is also an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Cardiology at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. She completed medical school at Harvard Medical School and completed her internship and residency in Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Additionally, she completed her fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology at the University of California in Los Angeles.

Dr. Peterson has special interests in non-invasive imaging for fetal and transesophageal echocardiography, exercise physiology, and cardiopulmonary testing.

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Medical School:

Harvard Medical School


University of CA-Los Angeles School of Medicine


Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Certified By:

American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Cardiology)

Hospital Affiliations:

Good Samaritan Hospital - Mt. Vernon Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital St. Joseph Hospital - Lake Saint Louis St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis St. Mary's Hospital - Jefferson City

Medical Interests:

Antenatal congenital heart disease, Congenital heart defects, Echocardiography, Fetal echocardiography, Transesophageal echocardiography

  • Dr. Renuka Peterson, Cardiologist | SSM Cardinal Glennon, Saint Louis University School of Medicine

    Dr. Peterson, a pediatric cardiologist, talks about the team collaborations at the Dorothy and Larry Dallas Heart Center at SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center and how different specialties and specialists work together to make the best care available for children, moms and even babies before they're even born. She has three children of her own and definitely calls on her own expectations and experiences when caring for children with heart problems.

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