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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  • 5
07/07/2024

The provider was very knowledgeable and careful.

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  • 5
07/07/2024

Above and beyond my expectations which were high to start with!

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  • 5
06/08/2024

Dr. Wright is an excellent physician and takes interest in our overall health, emotionally, physically and mentally. He is always aware of the latest medical information that supports our particular needs and concerns.

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  • 5
06/08/2024

I only have good experience so far

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  • 5
05/29/2024

Attention to Detail was excellent!

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  • 5
05/29/2024

I received an excellent care

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  • 5
05/26/2024

Myself and wife love to come and see Dr Wright and his staff.

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  • 5
05/24/2024

Doctor Wright is very thorough and efficient. He stays up with the latest developments in his field. He is the best!

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  • 5
05/22/2024

Dr Wright is very nice and very knowledgeable.

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  • 5
05/19/2024

Always a terrific experience when I see Dr. Wright.

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