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PETER A. McCULLOUGH, MD, MPH, FACC, FCCP, FAHA, FNKF, FNLA, FCRSA

Board-Certified Cardiologist

General Cardiology

Preventive Cardiology

Advanced Lipidology

ABOUT DR. McCULLOUGH:

Dr. McCullough is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, and clinical lipidology.  He cares for advanced patients with common medical problems including heart and kidney disease, lipid disorders, and diabetes.  He has become an expert on COVID-19 illnesses and welcomes recovered patients into his practice.     

Dr. Peter McCullough

To inquire on Covid-19 related questions, email pmccovid2021@gmail.com

After receiving a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University, Dr. McCullough completed his medical degree as an Alpha Omega Alpha graduate from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He went on to complete his internal medicine residency at the University of Washington, cardiology fellowship including service as Chief Fellow at William Beaumont Hospital, and master’s degree in public health at the University of Michigan. 

 

Dr. McCullough has broadly published on a range of topics in medicine with > 1000 publications and > 600 citations in the National Library of Medicine.  His works include the “Interface between Renal Disease and Cardiovascular Illness” in Braunwald’s Heart Disease Textbook.   Dr. McCullough is a founder and current president of the Cardiorenal Society of America, an organization dedicated to bringing cardiologists and nephrologists together to work on the emerging problem of cardiorenal syndromes.  His works have appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association, Lancet, British Medical Journal and other top-tier journals worldwide.  He is the editor-in-chief of Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine and senior associate editor of the American Journal of Cardiology.  He serves on the editorial boards of multiple specialty journals.  Dr. McCullough has made presentations on the advancement of medicine across the world and has been an invited lecturer at the New York Academy of Sciences, the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the European Medicines Agency.  He has served as member or chair of data safety monitoring boards of 24 randomized clinical trials. 

Since the outset of the pandemic, Dr. McCullough has been a leader in the medical response to the COVID-19 disaster and has published “Pathophysiological Basis and Rationale for Early Outpatient Treatment of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Infection” the first synthesis of sequenced multidrug treatment of ambulatory patients infected with SARS-CoV-2 in the American Journal of Medicine and subsequently updated in Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine.  He has 35 peer-reviewed publications on the infection and has commented extensively on the medical response to the COVID-19 crisis in TheHill.  On November 19, 2020, Dr. McCullough testified in the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs concerning early ambulatory treatment of high-risk patients with COVID-19. Dr. McCullough is a COVID-19 survivor himself and welcomes post-COVID-19 patients into his practice and will help them through the range of post-infection complications.

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Cardiovascular Disease

  • Advanced Lipidology

  • Internal Medicine

HOSPITALS:

CLINIC LOCATIONS:

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Office: (214) 841-2000

Fax: (844) 292-1458

3409 Worth Street

Suite 500

Dallas, TX 75246

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate: Certificate of Graduate Liberal Arts Studies:  Southern Methodist University (2016)

  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease: William Beaumont Hospital (presently Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine), Royal Oak, MI (1997)

  • Chief Cardiovascular Fellow: William Beaumont Hospital (presently Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine), Royal Oak, MI (1996-1997)

  • Graduate: Master of Public Health/General Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health (1994)

  • Internship/Residency, Internal Medicine:  University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA (1991)

  • Medical School, MD Degree: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX (1988)

  • Undergraduate (honors): Bachelor of Science: Biology and Psychology, Baylor University, Waco, TX (1984)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Chief Academic and Scientific Officer (Academic Dean Equivalent) - St. John Providence Health System, (2010-2013) 

  • Division Chief, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, Medical Director, Preventive Cardiology - Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine (2002-2010)

  • Associate Professor of Medicine/Cardiology Section Chief - University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine (2000-2002)

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, Program Director in Cardiology, Henry Ford Hospital (1997-2000)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, National Honor Medical Society (1988-present)

  • American Heart Association, Council on Epidemiology and Prevention (1995-present)

  • American College of Cardiology (1997 to present)

  • Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (2020 to present)

  • Cardiorenal Society of America

    • Founding Executive Board Member (2013-present)

    • Vice President (2014-2016)

    • President (2016-present)