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Dr. Richard Wholey, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Wholey

Dr. Richard Wholey, MD is a cardiology specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.


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(508) 363-6327

Dr. Wholey 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
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network 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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Dr. Wholey's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Aortic Ectasia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wholey treats Aortic Ectasia more than 100% of his peers

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

Heart Palpitations
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wholey treats Heart Palpitations more than 100% of his peers

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

Congestive Heart Failure
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wholey treats Congestive Heart Failure more than 100% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
  • Congestive Heart Failure, Right-Sided

Dr. Wholey's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • 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 Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Wholey, MD is a cardiology specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

Umass Memorial Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
Umass Memorial Med Center
Residency Hospital
Umass Memorial Med Center
Internship Hospital
1984
University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
Medical School
1984

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Dr. Wholey's Reviews

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4.8

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Dr. Wholey has been the best Cardiologists for me. He never rushes and listens and figures out the best medication plan. He explained what is happening and helped me feel better about it all. Easy to talk to just a nice guy!
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Dr. Whaley listens to your issues and concerns. He makes suggestions accordingly or he sends you for other tests that he deems necessary. He is compassionate and caring. I have complete confidence in him.
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I have been Dr. Wholey's patient since 2001. He is an excellent cardiologist who explains exactly what the issue is and what needs to be done to control the problem. I have an adult daughter who had Down Syndrome. She is also his patient. She usually get anxious when she has to go to the doctor...Read More
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Outstanding doctor and great office staff! Would highly recommend Dr. Wholey!
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Ten years of caring and consistent care.
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