Dr. Kevin Rist, MD

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Dr. Kevin Rist, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Wausau, WI and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Rist has more experience with Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures, Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, and Heart Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Dartmouth School of Medicine medical school in 1978. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Aspirus Langlade Hospital and Aspirus Medford Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rist to book an appointment.

Dr. Rist

Aspirus Cardiology

500 Wind Ridge Dr Wausau, WI 54401
Accepting new patients

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Dr rist listened to me and wanted to help. I’ve had svt for 35 plus years and he fixed it. He’s a very smart and compassionate doctor.
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  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Tiffany – Dec 05, 2019
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He sits and listens to you when you ask a question, He also expains stuff so you understand what is going to happen and so my family understood him
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Lynn in Antigo, WI – Oct 30, 2016
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Love this doctor. Helped me when I had been to several before him. Very attentive and thorough.
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Barb schneider in Park falls, wi – Oct 29, 2016
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Dr. Rist spent a considerable amount of time with me, and was very happy to answer my questions. He was personable and extremely knowledgeable.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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jla in Wausau, WI – Jun 17, 2016
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Kevin Rist, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Wausau, WI and has over 43 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Rist has more experience with...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1992
University of Pittsburgh
Fellowship Hospital
1990
University of Minnesota
Fellowship Hospital
1986
U Hosp Of Cleveland
Residency Hospital
1984
U Hosp Of Cleveland
Internship Hospital
1978
Dartmouth School of Medicine
Medical School
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Languages

  • English
  • American Sign Language

Awards

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What are Dr. Kevin Rist, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Rist frequently treats Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures, Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, and Heart Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Rist specializes.

Where is Dr. Kevin Rist, MD's office located?

Dr. Rist's office is located at 500 Wind Ridge Dr, Wausau, WI 54401. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Rist

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Rist treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Rist treats other conditions, please contact the office at (715) 847-2665.

Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures

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Dr. Rist is experienced in the area of Cardiac Implantable Device Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
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Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Cardiac Electrical System Procedures specialists.

Dr. Rist is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
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Heart Conditions

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Dr. Rist is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Sinus Tachycardia
Heart Disease
Sinus Bradycardia
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
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Adult Congenital Heart Conditions

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Heart Conditions specialists.

Dr. Rist is experienced in the area of Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

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Arrhythmias
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Fibrillation
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
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Dr. Rist's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiac Tamponade
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prinzmetal Angina
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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(715) 847-2665

Dr. Rist accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna PPO
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-WI PPO
Balanced Blue Preferred-WI POS
Blue Access Network (Wisconsin) PPO
Blue Access w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI PPO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-WI POS
Blue Preferred Network-WI
Blue Preferred Plus w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI POS
Blue Preferred Plus-WI POS
Blue Priority (Select Network)-WI
Blue Priority Plus w/ Pref Retail Clinics-WI POS
Blue Priority WI Network-WI
Blue Traditional Network-WI
Bronze Blue Access-WI PPO
Bronze Blue Preferred-WI POS
Bronze Blue Priority-WI POS
Catastrophic Blue Priority-WI
Gold Blue Access-WI PPO
Gold Blue Preferred-WI POS
Gold Blue Priority-WI POS
Lumenos plans - Blue Access-WI
Lumenos plans - Blue Preferred-WI
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Platinum Blue Access-WI PPO
Platinum Blue Preferred-WI POS
Platinum Blue Priority-WI POS
Silver Blue Access-WI PPO
Silver Blue Preferred-WI POS
Silver Blue Priority-WI POS
Well Priority-WI POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Arise Health Plan
Arise Health Plan HMO
Aspirus Network, Inc.
North Central Healthcare Alliance (NCHA)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
ChoiceCare Network
Choice Care (Humana)
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthEOS
HealthPartners
HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
Interplan Health Group
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Gold
Gold Choice
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS
Security Health Plan (SHP)
Today's Options
Medicare Advantage PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Medicare Advantage PFFS
United Healthcare
Universal American
WEA Trust
Trust Preferred POS
Trust Preferred PPO
WEA Insurance Corporation
WEA Insurance Corporation POS
WPS Health Insurance
Indemnity
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Aspirus Cardiology

Aspirus Cardiology500 Wind Ridge Dr Wausau, WI 54401
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