John Verkleeren, MD

As a cardiologist with a background in internal medicine, John Verkleeren, MD, believes in treating the whole patient. He works closely with each patient’s primary physician to achieve the best and most effective treatment plan for their condition. His whole-person approach includes diet and exercise as an integral part of caring for the patient with cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Verkleeren practices general cardiology and treats a variety of heart disease including coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, abnormal cardiac rhythms (arrhythmias), and heart failure.

When he’s not treating his patients, this football enthusiast keeps his heart healthy by hiking and biking

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Areas of Expertise

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, 1983
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1976

Medical Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, MD, 1971

Internships

  • Mercy Hospital - Pittsburgh, Internship-Medicine, 1972

Residencies

  • National Naval Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1976

Fellowships

  • Naval Medical Center San Diego, Cardiovascular Disease, 1982