Top Doctor

Peter Zimetbaum

BIDMC CardioVascular Institute


Dr. Zimetbaum is the Associate Chief and Clinical Director of Cardiology at BIDMC and the Richard and Susan Smith Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is a clinical electrophysiologist with a particular interest in the clinical management of atrial fibrillation, sudden death syndromes and complex device management. Dr. Zimetbaum directs the ECG and Arrhythmia Core Laboratory at the Baim Institute for Clinical Research.

List the treatments and procedures you offer:

arrhythmia monitoring and management, cardioversion, catheter ablation, clinical trials of new therapies for atrial fibrillation, counseling for anticoagulation therapy, consultations for atrial fibrillation ablation and anti-arrhythmic drugs, clinical trials of new therapies for atrial fibrillation, defibrillator and permanent pacemaker implantation, lead extraction

Awards or Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)

American Board of Internal Medicine (Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology)

What's your background, education and training?

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Internship/Residency/Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

What do patients have to say about you?

"Dr. Zimetbaum is an outstanding and thorough doctor, I was very fortunate to meet him when I was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy. Thankfully, with his expertise, I was able to resume a normal routine and recover from this condition though careful monitoring. Patient, kind and he takes the time to really listen to his patients."

"I have been a patient of Dr. Zimetbaum for the past 14 years. He is genuine and extremely knowledgeable in the field of Electrophysiology. I travel from New York to Boston twice a year for the past 16 years as the care I receive at Beth Israel is unequivocally the best care ANYWHERE."

"The best! So kind and intelligent!"

Hours of operation


Insurances Accepted

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Top Doctor: 2021


Diagnosis and treatment for: heart rhythm disorders, cardiac arrhythmia