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Dr. Richard Gladding Jr, DO

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Gladding Jr

Desert Cardiovascular Group

2530 E Wilcox Dr Sierra Vista, AZ 85635

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Dr. Richard Gladding Jr, DO is a cardiology specialist in Sierra Vista, AZ and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1977 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.


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(520) 417-0586

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Dr. Gladding Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pulmonary Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gladding Jr treats Pulmonary Hypertension more than 97% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Dexfenfluramine-Induced
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Familial
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension, Fenfluramine-Induced
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypoxic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Thromboembolic Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Venous Hypertension
  • Secondary Pulmonary Hypertension
Heart Palpitations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gladding Jr treats Heart Palpitations more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Gladding Jr treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Chest Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gladding Jr treats Chest Pain more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Gladding Jr treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Gladding Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • 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 Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • 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 Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Gladding Jr, DO is a cardiology specialist in Sierra Vista, AZ and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1977 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1979
Delaware Valley Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1978
Riverside Hospital
Internship Hospital
1977
Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
1979
1978
1977

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gladding Jr

3.8

Based on 16 reviews

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Spends the necessary time to examine, diagnose and thoroughly explain your issues with you. He is my 101 year old mother's cardiologist as was my 96 year old father's as well. He has been our doctor of choice for over 15 years.
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I have been seeing Dr. Gladding since 2011. He Knows his trade, so he is a little Gruff, he tells it like it is. My wife is not a fan of his and will not go with me to his office unless, it is important. But she will tell you she is glad he is my Doctor. He might not have a great bedside manor, but you really want him by your side in the OR. Thank you Dr. Gladding If you need a Cardiologist, you want him!
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I find him very knowledgeable and caring. I have recently changed over to him and love how he is honest, good humor and caring. He is excellent. I had him in the hospital while I was under observation for heart problem. He knew what test to take and was right there while it was done. He did so in a professional manner. He also lightened the situation with a little humor. He won me over.
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Dr.Gladding is very straight forward. He is fun and energetic. His staff is very friendly.
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