Dr. Richard Paulus, MD

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Dr. Richard Paulus, MD

Cardiology | Male

Kentucky Heart Institute 613 23rd St Ste 230, Ashland, KY 41101 Get Directions
(606) 324-4745

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Dr. Paulus specializes in Cardiology and practices in Ashland, KY. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • Cardiology

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
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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  • 1
    Sanction

    Dr. Paulus has received 1 sanction

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    • Non-Disciplinary Action  (4/12/2016)
    • Action Taken: Interim Suspension
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: New York
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  • 2
    Board Actions

    Dr. Paulus has 2 board actions

    More What are board actions
    • Disciplinary action in another state  (4/7/2015)
    • Action Taken: Other actions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Ohio
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • Unwarranted Tests/Treatment  (11/5/2014)
    • Action Taken: Board Ordered Retirement from Active Practice
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Kentucky
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1973

  • Internship Hospital
    Harkness Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    Med Center Hospital Vt
  • Fellowship Hospital
    St Lukes Episcopal Hosp/Tex Hear

    Completed in 1987

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Paulus' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
  • Sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Paulus' Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Over 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Paulus

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients