Dr. Richard Proia, MD

Dr. Richard Proia, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  |  
Male  |  
47 y/o
(6)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Proia, MD is a cardiac surgery doctor who practices in Gainesville, FL. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

Thoracic and Vascular Surgeons of Gainesville

1151 NW 64th Ter

Gainesville, FL 32605
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • Tricare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Heart Disease
high
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Proia "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."
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Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Embolism
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Proia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Proia's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Proia to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Proia'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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Gainesville, FL |
Did an outstanding job in my heart valve replacement. Thoroughly explained all options prior to having surgery.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Proia accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • Tricare
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Proia has admitting privileges

North Florida Regional Medical Center
6500 W Newberry Rd
Gainesville, FL 32605
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