Dr. Richard R. Whitlock Jr., MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 66

1348 Walton Way Ste 5100
Augusta, GA 30901
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University Hospital
1350 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30901
Aiken Regional Medical Center
302 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801

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Accepting new patients?

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University Cardiology Associats
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1348 Walton Way Ste 5100
Augusta, GA 30901
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    Dr. Whitlock Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    • Interventional Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine
    • Interventional Cardiology
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Impella Device
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thoracentesis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
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    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Ectasia
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • 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
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • 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

    Medical University of South Carolina
    Graduated in 1974

    Internship Hospital

    Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

    Residency Hospital

    Mc Va Hosps
    Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mc Ga Hosps
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Whitlock Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    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. Whitlock Jr.'s Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Edgefield County Hospital

    • University Hospital

    • Aiken Regional Medical Center

    • University Hospital McDuffie

    • Jenkins County Hospital

    • Screven County Hospital

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    • Yes.

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    University Cardiology Associats
    1348 Walton Way Ste 5100
    Augusta, GA 30901
    (706) 724-8611 (Office)
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