Stephen J. Pieper, MD, FHRS, is board certified in cardiovascular disease, cardiovascular electrophysiology, and internal medicine. He is a Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society and the American College of Cardiology.
Following graduation Magna Cum Laude from Washington University, Dr. Pieper received a medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in 1988. He completed his internship and residency at Barnes Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine, where he received the Internal Medicine Award, and served a Chief Residency year at the St. Louis VA Medical Center. He completed his cardiovascular disease and electrophysiology fellowships at The Mayo Clinic. He subsequently earned a Masters of Theology from Ave Maria University. Dr. Pieper has authored numerous articles in medical journals, and has been a research investigator in multiple research studies, including an NIH study. He has been elected a St. Louis Best Doctor annually since 2005.
EDUCATION and TRAINING
- Undergraduate: Washington University – 1983 – Magna Cum Laude
- Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine – 1988 – Internal Medicine Award
- Internship, Residency, Chief Residency: Barnes Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine
- Cardiology and Electrophysiology Fellowships: Mayo Foundation, Division of Cardiology – 1991 – 1995
- Graduate: Ave Maria University – 2007 – Masters of Theological Studies
BOARD CERTIFICATION & MEMBERSHIPS
- American Board of Internal Medicine – Internal Medicine – 1991
- American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease – 1995; recertification 2006
- TESTAMUR – NASPE Exam Special Competency Cardiac Pacing and Cardioversion/Defibrillation – 1995
- American Board of Internal Medicine – Electrophysiology – 1996; recertification 2006
- American College of Cardiology – Fellow
- Heart Rhythm Society – Fellow
Dr. Pieper’s professional interests include consultative electrophysiology, pacemaker and defibrillator device management, and ablation procedures.