Dr. Peter Rhee trained as an Internist at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West – Icahn School of Medicine. After completion of Internal Medicine residency training, he began his post-residency career as a Battalion Field Surgeon, Internist, and Captain with the U.S. Army. As a member of the HHC 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment (The Fighting 69th), he supervised a Battalion Aid Station, functioned as the sole physician for 1,000 soldiers, and acted as the commander’s medical expert and medical operations planner. He received an Honorable Discharge in 2016 and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal. After leaving the military, his career path included stints as an ER Observation Unit Attending Physician at Rochester Regional Health – Rochester General Hospital in Rochester, NY and as a Hospitalist Attending Physician at Northwell Health – Huntington Hospital in Long Island, NY.
In his most recent role as Remote Medical Director and Physician Advisor at Versalus Health, he provided focused real-time inpatient reviews of greater than 20,000 patient charts in all medical specialties. Dr. Rhee also educated attending physicians regarding regulatory requirements and utilization of resources and provided in-depth clinical expertise for attending physicians regarding level of care, length of stay, clinical management, and clinical documentation.
Dr. Rhee has co-authored 24 peer-reviewed articles and abstracts in publications including the Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, the European Heart Journal, and the Journal of Heart Valve disease. Dr. Peter Rhee earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the American University of Antigua College of Medicine with Summa Cum Laude honors. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Columbia University – School of General Studies.