Dr. Richard J. Begg, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 56

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Dr. Begg's Experience

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Dr. Begg's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Begg Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
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Conditions Dr. Begg Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

East Liverpool City Hospital
425 West 5th Street
East Liverpool, OH 43920
Heritage Valley Beaver
1000 Dutch Ridge Road
Beaver, PA 15009

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Begg

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Heart & Vascular Center/Beaver
Heart & Vascular Center/Beaver
605 Sharon Rd
Beaver, PA 15009
Wexford Cardiology
Wexford Cardiology
1000 Stonewood Dr Ste 110
Wexford, PA 15090
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    Dr. Begg's Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine
    • Interventional Cardiology
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Thoracentesis
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    2
    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    Background Check for Dr. Begg

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Graduated in 1986

    Residency Hospital

    Shadyside Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    Alleghey General Hospital
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Begg & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Begg's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Begg has admitting privileges:

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    • East Liverpool City Hospital

    • Heritage Valley Beaver

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Begg

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Begg to family and friends

    1 response
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Begg's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 1 response
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Begg
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    1 response
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    1 response
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    1 response
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    1 response
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Begg accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • Providence Health Plans
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • UPMC Health Plan
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    Heart & Vascular Center/Beaver
    605 Sharon Rd
    Beaver, PA 15009
    (724) 728-3302 (Office)
    B
    Wexford Cardiology
    1000 Stonewood Dr Ste 110
    Wexford, PA 15090
    (724) 940-2290 (Office)
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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Begg
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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