Richard Wright MD

Richard Wright, MD

Cardiology

Accepting New Patients

About Richard Wright, MD 

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease, Richard F. Wright, MD is currently serving as President of the Pacific Heart Institute in Santa Monica, California. He previously served as Director of the Heart Institute at Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica and on clinical faculty at a previous medical center. Dr. Wright has also served as President of the American College of Cardiology, California Chapter, and on the Medical Advisory Board at the Los Angeles Zoo, where he served as the Great Apes cardiologist.   

Dr. Wright co-authored the U.S. guidelines on managing patients with heart failure and is also a renowned lecturer. The American College of Cardiology in California has awarded him the coveted Specialist of the Year Award. California state peer surveys continually list him as one of the top cardiologists.  

Dr. Wright earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed his internship at the LAC & USC Medical Center, followed by his residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed his fellowship in Cardiology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.   

Dr. Wright listened to my questions and concerns and explained everything clearly. He also made a specific plan for future healthcare needs which I found extremely helpful.

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Medical Service

Heart & Vascular

Locations

2001 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 280W,
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 829-7678

12555 W. Jefferson Blvd., Suite 303,
Los Angeles, CA 90066
(310) 829-7678

Education

Medical School
Harvard Medical School
1977

Internship
LAC+USC Medical Center
1978

Residency
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
1981

Fellowship
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Cardiology
1984

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  • 306 Reviews
  • 85 Comments
  • 5
08/30/2022

Very satisfied with DrWright thru the many years

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  • 5
08/29/2022

Dr. Wright is not only an excellent physician, he is a caring human being. He cares not only about cardiac conditions, but about the whole human life experience.

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  • 5
08/28/2022

The staff were very friendly and kind. Dr. Wright gave me time and attention. He listened to all my questions, and I never felt rushed. I feel very well taken care of!

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  • 5
08/24/2022

It is hard for me to imagine getting any better cardiological care from any other provider.

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  • 5
08/23/2022

Dr. Wright listens carefully and responds to any questions I might ask.

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  • 5
08/20/2022

I rate my overall experience very high. From start to finish the service was excellent and the advice and care were at the highest professional standards.

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  • 5
08/20/2022

Exceptional.

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  • 5
08/16/2022

Exceptional care

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  • 5
08/14/2022

Dr. Richard Wright is a very knowledgeable and efficient cardiologist. I trust him completely. He is the best.

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  • 5
08/12/2022

Great doctor

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