Heather Peto, MD, MPH

Hospital Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor
Clinical Science Center
600 Highland Ave H4/477
Madison WI 53792-0001
(608) 263-6400


  • University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin – MD
  • University of Texas-Houston, Houston, Texas – Residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia - The CDC Experience Fellowship
  • Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland – Masters of Public Health

Professional Activities

Dr. Heather Peto is a faculty member in the Division of Hospital Medicine within the Department of Medicine. As a hospitalist, Dr. Peto focuses on providing care to adult patients in inpatient settings. During her residency training, Dr. Peto was selected for the Ambulatory Resident of the Year Award for Clinical Service, and since joining UW she has received the Charles C. Lobeck Medical Education Award for Outstanding Teaching in Pediatrics from UW Hospital.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Peto’s clinical interests include general internal medicine, pediatrics, hospital medicine, social determinants of health, and transitional medicine.