Dr. Peter Mercurio M.D.
Cardiologist | Cardiovascular Disease1888 Commerce St Yorktown Heights NY, 10598
Dr. Peter Mercurio is a cardiologist practicing in Yorktown Heights, NY. Dr. Mercurio specializes in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels and the cardiovascular system. These conditions include heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Mercurio also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
Education and Training
New York Univ Sch of Med, New York Ny 1975
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Cardiovascular Disease
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