Dr. Michael Rich, MD

Dr. Michael Rich, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 57

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Michael Rich, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Brainerd, MN and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Rich has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, Cardiac Care, and Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Loyola U, School of Medicine medical school in 1989. He is affiliated with Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rich to book an appointment.


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Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center (Brainerd)

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(218) 270-9868
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Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Pine River Clinic

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(218) 270-9868
Essentia Health St. Joseph's-Pine River Clinic415 Barclay Ave Pine River, MN 56474
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
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Dr. Rich accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Rich

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Rich treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Rich treats other conditions, please contact the office at (218) 828-7580.

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

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 Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 88% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Valve Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rich treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Rich treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Mitral Valve Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rich treats Mitral Valve Disease more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Rich treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Aortic Valve Regurgitation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rich treats Aortic Valve Regurgitation more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Rich treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 24 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rich treats Heart Disease more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Rich treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Cardiomegaly
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rich treats Cardiomegaly more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Rich treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Pericardial Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rich treats Pericardial Disease more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Rich treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as septal defections and Ebstein's anomaly, that are present from birth.Compare with other Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 78% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Septal Defect
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rich treats Septal Defect more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Rich treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Congenital Heart Defects
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rich treats Congenital Heart Defects more than 74% of their peers

Dr. Rich treats this condition more than 74% of their peers

Electrophysiology

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

Typically treats 78% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardioversion, Elective
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rich performs Cardioversion, Elective more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Rich performs this procedure more than 89% of their peers

Cardiovascular Stress Test
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rich performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Rich performs this procedure more than 82% of their peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rich performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 68% of their peers

Dr. Rich performs this procedure more than 68% of their peers

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Dr. Rich's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest 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)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a physician, I have the privilege of caring for patients and their families and sharing in Essentia Health's mission of making a healthy difference in people's lives.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

1995
Mayo Clinic St Marys Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Mayo Clinic St Marys Hospital
Residency Hospital
1991
University Of Louisville
Internship Hospital
1989
Loyola U, School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center

Brainerd, MN

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2018)
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