Dr. Richard Patten, MD

Dr. Richard Patten, MD

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Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
55 y/o
(4)

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Dr. Richard Patten, MD is a cardiology specialist in Burlington, MA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in cardiology.

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

41 Mall Rd

Burlington, MA 01805
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Disease
high
more than 89% of peers
Congestive Heart Failure
high
more than 85% of peers
Cardiomyopathy
high
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Patten'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.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patten "We are here to take care of what matters most, you. Lahey Health offers access to board-certified specialists in nearly every medical specialty and more than 75 primary care practices in over 30 communities providing you with the full continuum of care, all close to home."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • 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
  • 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
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Colby College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Maryland
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Maryland
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • New England Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of Maryland
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Patten has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

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

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Patten's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patten to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Patten'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 (1)

in Nashua NH
Dr. Patten saved my life. He is a smart and compassionate doctor that explains everything and makes sure you understand.
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