Dr. Richard Proia, MD

Dr. Richard Proia, MD

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Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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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

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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."

1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

3  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*

27  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

22  Procedures

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 to recommend Dr. Proia

4.0

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
25%
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What People Say About Dr. Richard Proia, MD
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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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N. Afzal in ALACHUA, FL – Jul 31, 2018
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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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May 10, 2018
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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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Ron C. in Gainesville, FL – Apr 13, 2016
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