Dr. Richard Backes, MD

Dr. Richard Backes, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Richard Backes, MD is a cardiology specialist in Saint Cloud, MN and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Mayo Medical School in 1985 and specializes in cardiology.

1406 6th Ave N

Saint Cloud, MN 56303

Contact Information

(320) 656-7020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Dr. Backes' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Backes treats Chest Pain more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Backes treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Backes treats Heart Disease more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Backes treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Backes performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Backes performs this procedure more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Backes' conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
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)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Impella Device
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thoracentesis
Thrombolysis
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Backes, MD is a cardiology specialist in Saint Cloud, MN and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Mayo Medical School in 1985 and specializes in cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 1985
    Mayo Medical School
    Medical School
    1985

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center, Vice President

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Aetna
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO

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St. Cloud Hospital

Saint Cloud, MN