Dr. Richard Kay, MD

Dr. Richard Kay, MD

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Adult Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
67 y/o
(17)

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Dr. Richard Kay, MD is an adult cardiology specialist in Hawthorne, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in adult cardiology.

ColumbiaDoctors Medical Group

19 Bradhurst Ave Ste 700

Hawthorne, NY 10532
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

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

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

Dr. Kay'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.

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"

1  Specialties

  • Adult Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

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

39  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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13  Procedures

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

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Dr. Kay's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kay to family and friends
17 total reviews (4 have 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)

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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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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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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fantastic caring doctor
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