Dr. Merwin Richard, MD

Dr. Merwin Richard, MD

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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

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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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Dr. Richard's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richard treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Richard treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Chest Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richard treats Chest Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Richard treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richard treats Hypertension more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Richard treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Accelerated Hypertension
  • Dexamethasone Sensitive Hypertension
  • Exertional Hypertension
  • Familial Hypertension
  • High-Risk Hypertension
  • Hypertension in Pheochromocytoma
  • Hypertension, Adrenal Gland-Induced
  • Hypertension, Alcohol-Induced
  • Hypertension, Bilateral Renal Artery Stenosis-Induced
  • Hypertension, Coarctation of the Aorta-Induced
  • Hypertension, Conn Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Corticosteroid-Induced
  • Hypertension, Cushing's Syndrome-Induced
  • Hypertension, Environment-Induced
  • Hypertension, Hyperaldosteronism-Induced
  • Hypertension, Kidney Disease-Induced
  • Hypertension, Nasal Decongestant-Induced
  • Hypertension, Renal Segmental Hypoplasia-Induced
  • Hypertension, Stress-Induced
  • Hypertensive Hypokalemia Familial
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
  • Labile Hypertension
  • Neurogenic Hypertension
  • Pediatric Hypertension
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Primary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Renal Hypertension
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • White Coat Hypertension

Dr. Richard's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Angioplasty
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Autonomic Disorders
Benign Tumor
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Cervicitis
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chlamydia Infections
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Stenting
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Endocarditis
Endometriosis
Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
High Risk Pregnancy
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Nausea
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Ovarian Cysts
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Perimenopause
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Pregnancy Test
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Septal Defect
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Sickle Cell Disease
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Symptomatic Menopause
Syncope
Syphilis Infections
Thrombosis
Thyroid Screening
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Trigger Point Injection
Ultrasound
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Diseases
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vein Ablation
Vein Diseases
Vein Laser Ablation
Vein Treatment
Venous Sclerotherapy
Yeast Infections

About Me

Care Philosophy

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...

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Phlebology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

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

Languages

  • Hindi
  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

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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...Read 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...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Centene
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
EmblemHealth
GHI PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
Health Net
HealthFirst
Humana
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
PacifiCare
United Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO
Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
WellPoint