Michael A. Santer, Jr., M.D.
Dr. Michael A. Santer, Jr., a native of Parkersburg, West Virginia, founded Parkersburg Cardiology Associates, Inc., in 1972.
Dr. Santer majored in biology at Wheeling Jesuit College, and he received his doctorate of medicine degree magna cum laude from Georgetown University in 1965. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in 1970, and he completed his fellowship in cardiology at Georgetown University Hospital in 1972.
Dr. Santer is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. He is the Clinical Professor of Medicine in Cardiology at West Virginia University. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, and he is a member of numerous medical organizations.
Dr. Santer's expertise within the field of cardiology includes the non-invasive evaluation of the cardiac patient including bedside physical findings, echocardiography, and nuclear imaging. Dr. Santer and his wife, Andrea, are the parents of four children; they also have six grandchildren.
Dr. Santer retired from Parkersburg Cardiology Associates in June of 2012 after 40 years of practice.
Dr. Santer was awarded Emeritus status at Parkersburg Cardiology Associates in August of 2012.