Dr. Richard Schultz, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
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Dr. Richard Schultz, MD
Dr. Richard Schultz, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Hickory, NC. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Schultz is affiliated with Caldwell Memorial Hospital, Catawba Valley Medical Center and Frye Regional Medical Center.

Piedmont Cardiology Associates

2660 Tate Blvd SE Ofc Ofc

Hickory, NC 28602

Contact Information

(828) 261-0009

Dr. Richard Schultz, MD

Dr. Richard Schultz, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost
  • Medicaid
  • 10 More

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Care Philosophy

Listening to a patient's concerns is THE most important part of treatment. The "standard of care" may not be the appropriate care for a particular individual. Everyone is different and should be treated according to what is appropriate for THAT person. It's important for the physician to see him or herself in the position of the patient when making treatment decisions.
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Dr. Schultz's Experience

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Dr. Schultz's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
2

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
54

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • 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
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Implantable Loop Recorder
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Stress Test
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Washington and Jefferson College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • George Washington University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • George Washington University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Arizona Heart Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • George Washington University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Schultz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schultz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schultz to family and friends
5.0
based on 34 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Schultz'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
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Lenoir, NC |
We've only met him a couple of times and have been very satisfied seeing him. Knowledgeable and down to earth person. He explains things in a way we can understand, very friendly and cheerful. We would recommend him to anyone.
in Hildebran, NC |
down to earth with just like a friend
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Dr. Schultz accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedCost
    MedCost PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • POMCO Group
  • Pyramid Life
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Universal American
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Schultz has admitting privileges

Caldwell Memorial Hospital
321 Mulberry St SW
Lenoir, NC 28645
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Catawba Valley Medical Center
810 Fairgrove Church Rd
Hickory, NC 28602
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Frye Regional Medical Center
420 N Center St
Hickory, NC 28601
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