Dr. Richard Taw, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 76

Dr. Richard Taw, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has over 51 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine medical school in 1970. He is affiliated with Providence Saint John's Health Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Taw to book an appointment.

Dr. Taw

Preventative Cardiology Center

2021 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 212e Santa Monica, CA 90404
Accepting new patients

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3.5

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  • Office environment (6)
  • Staff friendliness (6)
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  • Didn't explain conditions well (3)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (3)
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
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He and his staff are all very nice and helpful. He can do many tests right in his office. Evan my mother in law liked & trusted him !
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Santa Monica, CA – Sep 01, 2016
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Excellent in every way. Extraordinary availability. Always minimum wait time. His nurse practitioner is one of the best around. Most of his staff has been with him his whole career. Excellent follow through. Ila, his coordinator is extremely efficient. He does charge a yearly fee to medicare patients. A++++ all around. I have been his patient since 1987. But it is absolutely worth it.
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Dolores R. in Chatsworth, CA – Aug 04, 2016
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I would highly recommend him. Excellent knowledge and patient care.
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San Juan Capistrano, CA – Jul 07, 2016
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Care Philosophy

Our practice at the Preventive Cardiology Center is a traditional, patient focused medical practice in an open, friendly environment. We spend time with...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Lipidology
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging
  • Nutrition Education
  • Preventive Cardiology

Education

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Residency Hospital
1971
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Internship Hospital
1970
Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
Medical School
Occidental College
Undergraduate School
Chief Resident In Medicine-Johns Hopkins Hospital
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What are Dr. Richard Taw, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Taw frequently treats Cardiomyopathy, Electrocardiogram (EKG), and Hyperlipidemia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Taw treats.

Where is Dr. Richard Taw, MD's office located?

Dr. Taw's office is located at 2021 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 212e, Santa Monica, CA 90404. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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No malpractice claims found for California
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. Taw's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cardiomyopathy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taw treats Cardiomyopathy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Taw treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Cardiomyopathy With Heart Block
  • Cardiomyopathy 1, Familial Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy Due to Anthracyclines
  • Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Chagas
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated 10
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 1
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated With Conduction Defect Type 2
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Idiopathic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, With Woolly Hair and Keratoderma
  • Cardiomyopathy, Familial Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Fatal Fetal, Due to Myocardial Calcification
  • Cardiomyopathy, Fetal Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypogonadism, Collagenoma Syndrome
  • Cardiomyopathy, Infantile Histiocytoid
  • Cardiomyopathy, Takotsubo
  • Cardiomyopathy, X-Linked, Fatal Infantile
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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taw performs Electrocardiogram (EKG) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Taw performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Hyperlipidemia
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taw treats Hyperlipidemia more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Taw treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive
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Dr. Taw's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Unstable Angina
  • Ventricular Fibrillation

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(310) 829-4327

Dr. Taw accepts the following insurance:

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Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
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Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
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Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
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Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
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UC Care-CA PPO
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UC Health Savings Plan-CA
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Preventative Cardiology Center

Lisa C Moore MD Inc2021 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 212e Santa Monica, CA 90404
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