Dr. Richard Cox Jr, MD

Dr. Richard Cox Jr, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Richard Cox Jr, MD is a cardiology specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1974 and specializes in cardiology.

833 Saint Vincents Dr Ste 300

Birmingham, AL 35205

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cox Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Atrial Fibrillation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Cox Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
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17  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Failure to complete continuing education requirements (12/20/2016)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Alabama

Education

  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Mc Ga
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Mc Va
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Mc Ga
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Cox Jr has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Cox Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cox Jr's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cox Jr to family and friends
8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Cox Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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