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Peter N Smith MD FACC FHRS


Marshfield Center
Also sees patients at: Eau Claire Heart Care at Professional Plaza

“With the development of radical new techniques, we can cure many arrhythmias and other heart diseases.”

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  • Primary Location


    1000 N OAK AVE
    MARSHFIELD, WI 54449

  • Appointment Phone

  • Other Specialties

    Cardiology - Electrophysiology

Additional Information

  • Professional Societies

    American College of Cardiology American College of Physicians The Heart Rhythm Society Wisconsin Medical Society

    Board Certifications

    Cardiovascular Disease: 1989 Internal Medicine: 1986

    State Licenses

  • Education

    Medical School:
    Finch University of Health Sciences - Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL, United States, M.D., 1983

    Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN, United States, Internal Medicine, 1984

    Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN, United States, Internal Medicine, 1986

    Harvard University Medical School - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, United States, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, 1989 University of Chicago - Hospitals - Michael Reese Hospital & Medical Center, Chicago, IL, United States, Cardiology, 1988

    Hospital/Clinic/Faculty Appointments

    Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine-University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI

Provider Bio

​​Dr. Peter Smith’s practice includes a focus on diagnosing and treating conditions related to abnormal heart rhythms. “I enjoy improving patients’ quality of life,” he said. “I work to understand their problems and explain how we can help them.”

​​He came to Marshfield Clinic in 1989, with a background that included study under Dr. Richard Langendorf, who helped to perfect the interpretation of electrocardiogram results; and Dr. Jeremy Ruskin, a leading expert in electrophysiology.

​​Dr. Smith earned his medical degree at Finch University of Health Sciences-Chicago Medical School. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, Minnesota. He completed fellowships in cardiology at the University of Chicago-Michael Reese Hospital & Medical Center; and in clinical cardiac electrophysiology at Harvard University Medical School-Massachusetts General Hospital.

​​He is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. He shares his knowledge as a clinical associate professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison; and by conducting the annual international “Arrhythmias in the Real World” Conference in Washington D.C., at the headquarters of the American College of Cardiology. He is a Fellow of both the American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society.

​​Dr. Smith and his wife have four children. He enjoys spending time with his family, performing on guitar, bicycling and general exercise.