Peter C Frommelt, MD

Pediatric Cardiology
Children’s Wisconsin since 1991
  • Professor, the Medical College of Wisconsin




Peter Frommelt, MD, has extensive experience in clinical pediatric heart disease and echo research. He directs the pediatric echo research lab at the Medical College of Wisconsin, with a track record of successful extramural funding for the research lab as a core lab for NIH-sponsored research through the Pediatric Heart Network in ground-breaking clinical trials assessing children with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome using echocardiography. He also has experience with and has published on the use of new innovative tools in the echocardiographic assessment of children with and without congenital heart disease.


  • Pediatric Cardiology

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatrics
  • Cardiology
  • Congenital heart disease
  • General pediatric cardiology
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Education and Awards


  • 1985, University of Iowa, MD


  • 1988, University of California Los Angeles - Pediatrics


  • 1991, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) - Ped Cardiology


  • Excellence in Teaching in Pediatrics, American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)
  • Milwaukee Magazine Top Doctors 
  • Best Doctors in America 
  • Resident of the Year, UCLA Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics
  • Outstanding Teacher of Medical Students, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Pediatrics
  • Standing Ovation Award, Medical College of Wisconsin Student Assembly
  • Clinic Scholarship Award, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Outstanding Teacher Award, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Outstanding Research Award in Pediatric Cardiology, American Heart Association

Research and publications