Dr. Richard Whitney, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 71
  
Dr. Whitney
Accepting new patients

Harbor Medical Associates

541 Main St Ste 314 South Weymouth, MA 02190

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(781) 952-1460

Dr. Richard Whitney, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in South Weymouth, MA and has over 46 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Whitney has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. 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.


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Dr. Whitney accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

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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Practice Areas

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 65% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Valve Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitney treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 75% of their peers

Dr. Whitney treats this condition more than 75% of their peers

Mitral Valve Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitney treats Mitral Valve Disease more than 73% of their peers

Dr. Whitney treats this condition more than 73% of their peers

Atrial Fibrillation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitney treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 66% of their peers

Dr. Whitney treats this condition more than 66% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 66% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 14 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitney treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Whitney treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Heart Palpitations
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitney treats Heart Palpitations more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Whitney treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

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Dr. Whitney's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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 46 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Whitney has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his...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

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Locations

Harbor Medical Associates

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

South Weymouth, MA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average