Dr. Richard Kay, MD

Dr. Richard Kay, MD

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Adult Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
66 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Richard Kay, MD is an adult cardiology doctor who practices in Hawthorne, NY. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

ColumbiaDoctors Medical Group

19 Bradhurst Ave Ste 700

Hawthorne, NY 10532
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kay "As a cardiologist practicing in a large group affiliated with Collumbia University and NY/Presbyterian Hospital, I strive to provide compassionate but advanced care for routine and complicated cardiac illness. I emphasize conservative care and prevention whenever possible"
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Specialties

  • Adult Cardiology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Colum Presby Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Colum Presby Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kay has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kay does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kay and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Cardiac Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Kay is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Kay's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kay to family and friends
4.8
based on 17 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Kay'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Scarsdale, NY |
This doctor has the worst bedside manner EVER! He is not the next coming of the messiah I would never recommend him to anyone. No one should be this arrogant and pretentious.
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in Cold Spring NY |
I have been a patient of Dr. Kay's for over 25 years. Excellent doctors are hard to find and there are none better than Dr. Kay. Under his care I went from being very ill to completely well. When I am scheduled for an appointment he is always on time and 100% prepared. In 25 years of visits I have...more
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in Sherman, CT |
I have been a patient of Dr. Kay's for about 20 years. I have received the best in professional treatment from Dr. Kay as well as his staff. He is kind, understanding and very reassuring. I have complete confidence in Dr. Kay and have recommended him to a close friend who shares my opinion of...more
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in Bradenton, FL |
fantastic caring doctor
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kay accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI HMO
    GHI PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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