Banitt Peter

Peter F Banitt, MD


  • Specialty: Interventional Cardiology
  • Sub Specialties: Cardiology / Cardiovascular Disease
  • Languages: English, Interpreters Available
  • Gender: Male


Dr. Banitt received his Bachelor's degree summa cum laude from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN and graduated from University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He then furthered his medical training by completing his internal medicine residency at Boston's Beth Israel Hospital, and completing his general and interventional cardiology fellowship training at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Both are Teaching Hospitals affiliated with Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Banitt enjoys seeing patients with all types of cardiovascular problems (Heart failure, arrhythmias, coronary artery disease, valve diseases, etc.) and has a sub-specialty interest in coronary and peripheral interventions. This includes treating patients with coronary artery narrowings with balloon angioplasty or stents. He is also able to treat peripheral artery disease by performing interventions in diseased vessels in the legs. In addition to his procedural interests, Dr. Banitt has an interest in promoting healthy living in his patients and working with naturopathic and complimentary medical providers in the Portland area if his patients desire this to be part of their treatment plan. Dr. Banitt would like to get to know each person as an individual and make sure they understand their particular heart condition and how we are working to treat it.

Outside of work, Dr.Banitt is married and has twin daughters. His wife, Susan Pease Banitt LCSW, is a psychotherapist and author. Her book A Trauma Tool Kit, Healing PTSD from the Inside Out, was recently published by Quest Books. He and his family enjoy horseback riding, camping and eating locally grown, organic foods.

Education and Certification

  • Medical School: University of Iowa College of Medicine
  • Residency: Beth Israel Hospital - Boston, MA
  • Fellowship: Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard University - Boston, MA

Personal Interests

Horseback Riding, Camping

Additional Resources

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Contact Information

  • Practice Name: Pacific Heart Associates

Office Locations

  1. Primary Address
    Pacific Heart Associates
    • 300 N. Graham Suite 320
    • Portland, OR, 97227
    • Phone: 503.281.0448
  2. Secondary Address
    Pacific Heart Associates
    • 19260 SW 65th Ave Ste 420
    • Tualatin, OR, 97062
    • Phone: 503.692.0405

Hospital Locations

  1. Primary Address
    Legacy Emanuel Medical Center
    • 2801 N. Gantenbein
    • Portland, OR, 97227
    • Phone: 503-413-2200