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Dr. Richard Edelson, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Edelson

Palmetto Heart

8 Richland Medical Park Dr Ste 100 Columbia, SC 29203

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Dr. Richard Edelson, MD is a cardiology specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in cardiology.


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(803) 434-3800

Dr. Edelson accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Dr. Edelson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Edelson treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Edelson treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Edelson treats Vascular Disease more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Edelson treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Edelson treats Heart Disease more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Edelson treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Edelson's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • 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
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • 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)
  • Ebstein's Anomaly
  • 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
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Edelson, MD is a cardiology specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Education

Med College Va/mcguire Va Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Med College Va
Residency Hospital
1992
Med College Va
Internship Hospital
1991
Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1994
1992
1991

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Dr. Edelson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Edelson

4.6

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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I really like Dr. Edelson. He explains everything without creating panic. He is quick and to the point yet not over reactive. He listens to concerns and will fit treatment to your lifestyle and while taking care of the issue.
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