Clinical Professors

Clinical Professors, Peter Tilkemeier, MD, MMM, FACC, FAHA, FASNC, at the School of Health Research, Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

Peter Tilkemeier, M.D., MMM, FACC, FAHA, FASNC

Clinical Professor
Clemson University School of Health Research

Chair, Department of Internal Medicine
Prisma Health–Upstate

Contact: 864-454-6900 or

Who is Dr. Tilkemeier?

Peter Tilkemeier is a graduate of Northwestern University Medical School and completed his residency training in internal medicine at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford Conn. He completed fellowships at Brown University in clinical cardiology and at Massachusetts General Hospital in nuclear cardiology. He completed a master's degree in management at Carnegie-Mellon in 2002.

Peter has focused his academic career on nuclear cardiology, cardiac rehabilitation and quality assurance, along with image exchange standards in the field of nuclear cardiology and non-invasive cardiac imaging.

For more information, see his Curriculum Vitae.

How Dr. Tilkemeier’s research is transforming health care

Peter's research is primarily focused on the applications of imaging in patient care as well as predicting quality. His interests in the field of cardiac rehabilitation have focused on behavioral modification and the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation from a behavioral model including depression, anxiety and compliance with a long-term cardiac rehabilitation program. His other interests focus on the application of standards in imaging techniques, particularly nuclear cardiology.

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Key Health Research Interest Areas

Cardiac Rehabilitation, Clinical Outcomes and Quality, Image and Report Exchange Standards, Nuclear Cardiology