Dr. Richard Cartledge, MD

Dr. Richard Cartledge, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Richard Cartledge, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Boca Raton, FL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Pennsylvania in 1995 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

801 Meadows Rd Ste 104

Boca Raton, FL 33486

Contact Information

(561) 955-6300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Dimension Health
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • 6 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Cartledge's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cartledge treats Heart Disease more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Cartledge treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cartledge treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Cartledge treats this condition more than 76% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Lung Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cartledge performs Lung Surgery more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Cartledge performs this procedure more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Cartledge's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diagnostic Lung Surgery
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Abscess Surgery
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Septal Defect
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheostomy
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

At Tenet Florida Physician Services, we have a commitment to care promise. This commitment extends to the communities we serve, the patients we heal, and the employees that make up our extraordinary team. Our values and mission are the cornerstones to that promise. We are committed to care. We are committed to you.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • The New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center--Cardiac Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center--Thoracic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Mercer University School Of Medicine/Medical Center Of Central Georgia
    Residency Hospital
  • 1995
    Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Medical School
    1995

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Surgery Resident of the Year, Mercer University School of Medicine, General Surgery Residency, 1997
  • Surgery Teaching Resident of the Year, Mercer University School of Medicine, General Surgery Residency, 1999
  • Listed in "Americas Top Surgeons", 2007
  • Listed in "Yearbook 2000", 2000
  • Surgery Resident of the Year, Mercer University School of Medicine, General Surgery Residency, 1998

Media & Publications

  • Cells isolated from adult human skeletal muscle are capable of differentiating into multiple mesodermal phenotypes, Williams JT, Souza J, Cartledge RG, January 1999; 65(1): 22-26, 1999
  • Combined Panendoscopy With Laparotomy in Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome, Werner AM, Cartledge RG, Ashley DW, 1998; 12(5): 631, 1998
  • Successful Surgical Treatment of Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection, Lande JE, Cartledge RG, Johnson JH, 2001; 58:316-318, 2001

Dr. Cartledge's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cartledge

4.6

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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He is the BEST !!!!!!
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Dr. Cartledge and his team of physicians, physician's assistants, and highly skilled nurses are a well oiled machine that runs on all cylinders. They provide the best quality care from top to bottom.
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Dr. Cartledge replaced my aortic valve using a much less invasive procedure than other surgeons offered. He is a highly skilled, compassionate surgeon and does a good job of answering questions in a way anyone can understand. While the surgery went well, I did have a minor, non-life threatening...Read More
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When in for simple heart procedure, only to wait up with 6" scars on side stomach and back . Chest tubes and collapsed lung . NEVER SEEN DOCTOR AGAIN, RELEASED FROM HOSPITAL 2 days later with pain pills and oxygen tanks for home. Never heard from doctor or his office . Needed to go to Westside to...Read More
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Almost in a moments notice he saved my life!!!! he removed a massive mass of fluid living between my heart and lung and was undetected....I have had a wonderful recovery!!! I would highly recommend him and his decisions on the spot...I'm most grateful!!! This hospital is lucky to have him!!!
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Aetna
AvMed
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida PPO
Cigna
CorVel
Coventry Health Care
Dimension Health
Dimension Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network
Humana
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
Neighborhood Health Plan
Neighborhood Health Plan Commonwealth Choice
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
USA Managed Care Organization

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