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Mary Ann Peberdy, MD

Mary Ann Peberdy, MD

out of 5
87 Ratings




Internal Medicine


Ambulatory Care Center

417 N. 11th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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Medical School

Temple University School of Medicine


Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital


Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital


Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital


A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Dr. Peberdy moved to Richmond in 1993 to join the faculty of the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, where she is currently a Professor of Medicine and Emergency Medicine. She is also the Director of the Advanced Resuscitation, Cooling Therapeutics, and Intensive Care (ARCTIC) post cardiac arrest program and the Medical Director for the hospital based code team rapid response teams.


Prior to her arrival, Dr. Peberdy was on faculty for several years as Assistant Professor, Director of the Coronary Care Unit and Associate Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at the Medical College of Pennsylvania.


Dr. Peberdy's research and clinical interests include resuscitation, congestive heart failure, ischemic heart disease, and acute cardiac care. During her career, she has been either principal or co-investigator on numerous externally funded research projects through both the National Institutes of Health and industry grants. Dr. Peberdy has authored or co-authored over 140 research papers in highly respected professional journals and has served as session chair, panelist and abstract reviewer at a number of national professional meetings. She serves as editorial reviewer for the journals Resuscitation, JAMA, NEJM, Critical Care Medicine and Circulation and is a member of the Editorial Board of Resuscitation. She also serves as media expert on a number of cardiology issues in local and national print, radio and television news. Dr. Peberdy is a founding physician of the American Heart Association's National Registry of CPR, which houses the world's largest database for in-hospital cardiac arrest. She is the Past-Chair of the Registry's Scientific Advisory Board and currently serves as Co-Chair of the Research Task Force.


Dr. Peberdy is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. She is also a member of the AHA National Advanced Cardiac Life Support Subcommittee, and is an author of the last three sets of international resuscitation guidelines. Dr. Peberdy is equally active on the MCV Campus of VCU where she has serves as Chairman of the Emergency Response Committee Committee, and sits on several other hospital and University committees.

Ratings & Reviews

Dr. Peberdy skillfully & thoughtfully, helps me with all decisions and readily, & speedily, consults with colleagues.
December 2022
Dr. Peberdy was very thorough and pleasant and she listened.
October 2022
Our visits w/Dr. P are always uplifting. VCU is privileged to have her on staff. We would follow her anywhere!
September 2022
Dr. Mary Peberdy is outstanding!
August 2022
Looking forward to this provider taking care of my heart condition in the future.
June 2022
Excellent engagement.
June 2022
Mrs. Peberdy is nice and professional doctor she's excellent.
June 2022
Excellent experience -
May 2022
Dr. Peberdy listened to my concerns, provided sound advice, and was friendly and attentive throughout the video call. I would definitely recommend her as a provider.
May 2022
Dr. Peberdy is an outstanding, knowledgeable cardiologist who goes the extra mile for her patients.
May 2022
Wonderful experience with a wonderful provider! The BEST!
April 2022
Dr. Peberdy is amazing. Always shows great care and compassion.
April 2022
Dr. Peberdy always takes time to listen and answer any questions!!
March 2022
Dr. Peberdy has cared for my cardia issues since [...]. She is top notch and always accessible. She deeply cares about her patients well being.
March 2022
I compare Dr. Peberdy's care to 2 other cardiologist's whose care I experienced. Dr. Peberdy Is simply tops. The other 2 did not come up with a diagnosis for the cause of my problem and merely advised me to come back In 6 months. Dr. Peberdy made a diagnosis and treated me for my problem.
March 2022
Very helpful with heart disease.
February 2022
Dr. P is the best doctor that has ever treated me. A complete experience!
September 2021
Within a few hours, Dr. Peberdy consulted with 2 specialists and my PCP to come up with a treatment plan for a complicated multi-disciplinary situation. It could not have been resolved any better - it was wonderful!
September 2021
August 2021
Dr. is effective and efficient and records are up to date.
August 2021
The have seen this provider for a long time and always trust her completely!!
June 2021
Could not have been better.
June 2021
Dr Peberdy knew everything about my medical condition and treatment. She gives me a feeling of complete confidence.
March 2021