Dr. Robert Riley, MD

Dr. Robert Riley, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Robert Riley, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery and thoracic surgery.

8402 E Shea Blvd Ste 100

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Contact Information

(480) 661-0700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • Humana
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Dr. Riley's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riley performs Mitral Valve Surgery more than 96% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
Pericardial Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riley treats Pericardial Disease more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Riley treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riley performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Riley performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty

About Me

Care Philosophy

To help people achieve health for life.

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

  • 1997
    Wake Forest University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    Wake Forest University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1996
  • 1992
    Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1992
  • 1988
    University of Virginia
    Undergraduate School
    1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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I needed to have my aortic valve and part of my aorta replaced/reparied. Dr. Riley explained the total process to me and gave me the pros and cons of valve selection. He also explained the operation to me as well and answered all my questions regardless of what they were. His assistant Gina was...Read More
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Waited 3 months to see how Valve Replacement and Bypass would go before writing that Dr. Riley was excellent in every regard and recovery is much faster and better than expected.
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Dr. Riley is a minor miracle worker! He performed a complicated mitral valve surgical repair using the minimally invasive method and I am at 90% post surgery in 10 days!!! I was blessed to have been referred to him!! He is a genuinely compassionate surgeon with great communication skills and...Read More
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I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Riley. He did my surgery 1 year and 4 months ago and I would recommend him to anyone who is considering any type of cardiovascular surgery. Because my surgery was emergency I did not have time to meet Dr Riley until night of my surgery. He immediately put...Read More
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Forever grateful for his kindness and bedside manner. He actually sat down and talked with me. Pray I never need his surgical services again but if I did he would be my go to surgeon. Thank you
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Arizona Foundation
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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Health Net
Health Net HMO
Health Net PPO
Medicare HMO
Medicare PPO
Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
Health Net of Arizona HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
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Medicaid
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AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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Private HealthCare Systems
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AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
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Medicare Advantage HMO
Options PPO
PacifiCare
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PacifiCare PPO
Secure Horizons
United Healthcare

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