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Dr. Richard Edwards, MD

Hematology ·  Male · Age 72

Dr. Edwards

Dr. Richard Edwards, MD is a hematology specialist in Hartford, CT and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in hematology.


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(860) 714-4680

Dr. Edwards accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
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. Edwards' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Edwards treats Thrombosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Edwards treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arterial Thrombosis
  • Budd-Chiari Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Thromboembolism
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis
Blood Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Edwards treats Blood Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Edwards treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Anemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Edwards treats Anemia more than 97% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Aplastic Anemia
  • Anemia of Pregnancy
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Chronic Anemia
  • Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D - HUS)
  • D-Negative Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Pregnancy Related
  • D-Positive Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (D + HUS)
  • Hemolytic Anemia, Acquired Autoimmune
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Megaloblastic Anemia
  • Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
  • Myelpathic Anemia
  • Neonatal Anemia
  • Nutritional Anemia
  • Nutritional Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-1
  • Refractory Anemia With Excess Blasts-2
  • Secondary Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia With Spinocerebellar Ataxia
  • Sideroblastic Anemia, Pyridoxine-Responsive, Autosomal Recessive
  • Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

Dr. Edwards' conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • B-Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Test
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • von Willebrand Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a physician, I strive to provide excellent, compassionate care, working with my patients to achieve 'Best Care for a Lifetime'

Specialties

  • Hematology

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1977
Conn Health Center
Fellowship Hospital
1975
New England Deaconess Hospital
Residency Hospital
1975
Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
Residency Hospital
1973
New England Deaconess Hospital
Internship Hospital
1972
University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
Medical School
1977
1975
1975
1973
1972

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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4.5

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