Dr. Richard Edelson, MD

Dr. Richard Edelson, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Richard Edelson, MD is a cardiology specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in cardiology.

8 Richland Medical Park Dr Ste 100

Columbia, SC 29203

Contact Information

(803) 434-3800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Hypertension
very high
more than 97% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Edelson'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

1  Board Certifications

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

53  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • 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 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
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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16  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Edelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Edelson's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Edelson to family and friends
15 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Edelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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