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Dr. Richard Proia, MD

Dr. Richard Proia, MD

Thoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 48


Dr. Richard Proia, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery.


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Dr. Proia's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Proia performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Proia performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Proia performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Proia performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Proia treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Proia treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Proia's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Impella Device
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our goal is to provide the highest quality personalized, hands on care in the field of Heart and Lung surgery using the latest technical and medical advances.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

2005
New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2005
New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Medical School
2004
Memorial Sloan-Kettering
Medical School
2003
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2003
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
2003
Dart-Hitchcock MC
Medical School
2003
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Med Ctr
Undergraduate School
1997
Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
Medical School
2005
2005
2004
2003
2003
2003
2003
1997

Awards

Dr. Proia's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Proia

4.0

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
75%
(6)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
25%
(2)

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30 of 41 days hospitalized. Immediately after open heart surgery, OTHER doctors noted my valve "repair" leaking worse. 2 ER REadmissions, numerous drainage required. Hospital Day 30 Dr. Proia SHOCKED to find me on EMS gurney being transported to another surgeon/hospital for REPEAT surgery. Daily...Read More
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my dad just had surgery with Dr. Proia we are so happy with his work and how he treat my father and also how he treat us as a family. I absolutely recommend Dr.Proia.
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Did an outstanding job in my heart valve replacement. Thoroughly explained all options prior to having surgery.
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