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Dr. Richard Patten, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 56

Dr. Patten

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

41 Mall Rd Burlington, MA 01805

Accepting new patients

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(781) 744-8002


Dr. Richard Patten, MD is a cardiology specialist in Burlington, MA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in cardiology.


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Dr. Patten accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Humana
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UnitedHealthCare
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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. Patten's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patten treats Heart Disease more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Patten treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Congestive Heart Failure
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patten treats Congestive Heart Failure more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Patten treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Right-Sided
Chest Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Patten treats Chest Pain more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Patten treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Patten'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
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • 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 Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Echocardiography
  • 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
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • 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
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2019)

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Beverly Hospital

Beverly, MA

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2017)
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2018)

Huggins Hospital

Wolfeboro, NH

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average