Dr. Richard Proia, MD

Dr. Richard Proia, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
48 y/o
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Dr. Richard Proia, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery.

Thoracic and Vascular Surgeons of Gainesville

1151 NW 64th Ter Fl 2

Gainesville, FL 32605
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. 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 Surgery
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Bronchoscopy
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
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
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Embolism
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
  • 2005
    New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Medical School
    2005
  • 2004
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering
    Medical School
    2004
  • 2003
    Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2003
  • 2003
    Dartmouth-Hitchcock Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital
    2003
  • 2003
    Dart-Hitchcock Mc
    Medical School
    2003
  • 2003
    Dartmouth-Hitchcock Med Ctr
    Undergraduate School
    2003
  • 1997
    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School
    1997

Awards

Dr. Proia's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Proia

4.0

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
75%
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
25%
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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Proia's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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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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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

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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