Dr. Richard Whitney, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 72

Dr. Richard Whitney, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in South Weymouth, MA and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from St Louis U, School of Medicine medical school in 1974. He is affiliated with South Shore Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Whitney to book an appointment.

Dr. Whitney

Brigham and Women's Harbor Medical Associates

541 Main St Ste 314 South Weymouth, MA 02190
Accepting new patients

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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. Whitney's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitney performs Electrocardiogram (EKG) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Whitney performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Heart Disease
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitney treats Heart Disease more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Whitney treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Hyperlipidemia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitney treats Hyperlipidemia more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Whitney treats this condition more than 89% 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. Whitney's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

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(781) 952-1460

Dr. Whitney accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Care PPO

Dr. Whitney's Reviews

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4.0

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Whitney, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in South Weymouth, MA and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from St...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1979
Boston U Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1977
Boston U Hosp
Residency Hospital
1975
Boston U Hosp
Internship Hospital
1974
St Louis U, School of Medicine
Medical School
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Richard Whitney, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Richard Whitney, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Whitney frequently treats Electrocardiogram (EKG), Heart Disease, and Hyperlipidemia. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Whitney treats.

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

Dr. Whitney's office is located at 541 Main St Ste 314, South Weymouth, MA 02190. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Richard Whitney, MD offer telehealth services?

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Locations

Brigham and Women's Harbor Medical Associates

Brigham and Women's Harbor Medical Associates541 Main St Ste 314 South Weymouth, MA 02190
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Affiliated Hospitals

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South Shore Hospital

South Weymouth, MA

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average