Dr. Merwin Richard, MD

Dr. Merwin Richard, MD

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Age 53
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Dr. Merwin Richard, MD is a cardiology specialist in Jersey City, NJ and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University in 1989 and specializes in cardiology, internal medicine, and more.

550 Newark Ave Ste 307

Jersey City, NJ 07306

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Richard performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carotid Artery Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Richard's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Richard "Advanced Vein and Vascular is focused on providing you with the most innovative cutting edge vein procedures and cosmetic techniques. Rather than just treating varicose and spider veins without addressing the underlying cause, Dr. Richard utilizes diagnostic ultrasound to accurately determine the source of the problem veins. This allows us to customize treatments to eliminate unwanted veins and to minimize any recurrence."

4  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Phlebology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

62  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • College Of Physicians and Surgeons Columbia University At Harlem Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richard's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richard to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Richard's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

What an absolute crook! I had my varicose veins done with him and after he did my procedure he walked right out of the room, without asking me if i was okay. All I could see in his eyes was $$ signs. I am a cash patient and was left to bleed there while he had his ill trained staff put pressure to...more
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Dr Richard is amazing, but the guy that does the stress tests is very impersonal , I think he get paid for hours because is so slow. If I never come back here for stress tests .
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I have been seen and treated by dr. Richard for years. I have referred friends and family and we all appreciate the time, attention and courteousness given to all of us. Dr. Richard is and his physician assistants work together to provide the best treatment possible.
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I had a first time appointment on 06/18/16. The staff were very unprofessional first speaking to me in Spanish when I am African American. I payed my copay prior to seeing the Dr. $40.00 They reminded me when i called to make the appointment $40.00 copay.Soon as i got there.$40 copay and 1month...more
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