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.Real Patient
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Very satisfied with DrWright thru the many yearsProvidence Patient
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.Providence Patient
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!Providence Patient
It is hard for me to imagine getting any better cardiological care from any other provider.Providence Patient
Dr. Wright listens carefully and responds to any questions I might ask.Providence Patient
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.Providence Patient
Exceptional careProvidence Patient
Dr. Richard Wright is a very knowledgeable and efficient cardiologist. I trust him completely. He is the best.Providence Patient
Great doctorProvidence Patient