Dr. Richard Taw, MD

Dr. Richard Taw, MD

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Age 74
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Dr. Richard Taw, MD is a cardiology specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine in 1970 and specializes in cardiology, clinical lipidology, and more.

2021 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 212E

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Contact Information

(310) 829-4327

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

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

Treatment Frequency
Cardiomyopathy
very high
very high

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
Heart Murmur
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taw treats Heart Murmur more than 99% of his peers

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taw treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Taw treats this condition more than 99% 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. Taw's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Carotid Ultrasound
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Echocardiography
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Heart Tumors, Benign
High Cholesterol
Holter Monitoring
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypotension
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Artery Disease
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Stress Echocardiogram
Syncope
Thrombosis
Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

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 our patients and are available by phone and after hours to meet their needs. We have ample anc...

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • 1970
    Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1970
  • Occidental College
    Undergraduate School

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3.9

Based on 7 reviews

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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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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...Read More
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I would highly recommend him. Excellent knowledge and patient care.
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Blue Shield of California
Basic PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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