Dr. Richard Zangara, MD

Dr. Richard Zangara, MD

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Rheumatology  |  
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66 y/o
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Dr. Richard Zangara, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Lexington, MA. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 40 years.

Lahey Health Primary Care, Lexington

16 Hayden Ave

Lexington, MA 02421
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Gout
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Zangara "We are here to take care of what matters most, you. Lahey Health offers access to board-certified specialists in nearly every medical specialty and more than 75 primary care practices in over 30 communities providing you with the full continuum of care, all close to home."
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatology Conditions
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Maryland At Baltmore
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zangara has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zangara's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zangara to family and friends
3.8
based on 10 total reviews
Dr. Zangara's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Zangara accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    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

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Hospitals where Dr. Zangara has admitting privileges

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
41 Mall Road
Burlington, MA 01805
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Mount Auburn Hospital
330 Mount Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138
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