Peter Dourdoufis, DO, FACC, FASE has been appointed chief of cardiology at Portsmouth Regional Hospital (PRH).

Dourdoufis, a board-certified cardiologist with Portsmouth Cardiology Associates, has served the Seacoast Community for the past 27 years. In addition to his new role as chief of cardiology, he serves as director of the hospital’s non-invasive cardiology program and is on the core faculty for the ACGME-accredited internal medicine residency program. He was recently voted the 2023 Best of the Seacoast in Cardiology, has appeared in New Hampshire Magazine’s Top Doc edition, and was recently named 2023 Physician of the Year at Portsmouth Regional Hospital.

“Dr. Dourdoufis’s leadership and teaching skills along with his exceptional experience in the field of cardiology make him an outstanding choice to serve in this position,” said Dean M. Carucci, chief executive officer of Portsmouth Regional Hospital. “He is also highly respected by his patients, his colleagues, and our clinical staff. As the only facility on the Seacoast to offer complete cardiovascular care, I am confident he will be extremely effective in leading our cardiology program.”

Dourdoufis earned his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he completed his internship. He completed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, followed by a cardiology fellowship at Allegheny University Hahnemann Division. He has authored several research and publication articles and is a guest lecturer for the Johnson and Wales University Physician Assistant Program. He has received numerous accolades and honors, including the hospital’s Teacher of the Year and Recognition of Service Excellence awards.

“I am proud to be part of and to lead a highly dedicated and skilled cardiovascular team, and it is a privilege to serve in this position,” Dourdoufis said. “We recently moved our practice within the hospital to accommodate a growing number of patients, and I’m excited to work alongside our team to provide excellent care to patients on the Seacoast and in our neighboring states.”

The cardiology practice at Portsmouth Regional Hospital has moved to the fourth floor of the Medical Office Building at the hospital’s main campus, accessible via the A elevators adjacent to registration.