Dr. Richard Backes, MD

Dr. Richard Backes, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
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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Top Care Areas

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Heart Disease
very high
more than 90% of peers
Chest Pain
high
more than 85% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
high
more than 84% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

44  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • 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
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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17  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Mayo Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Backes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • CentraCare Heart & Vascular Center, Vice President

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