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
  • 373 Reviews
  • 331 Comments
  • 5
02/14/2024

Dr. Wright is an exceptional physician

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  • 5
02/13/2024

Very thorough, said my report look very good and he will send notification to my regular doctor.

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  • 5
02/10/2024

Dr. Wright was detailed in taking all of my health history and spent time with me that no other doctor has. I am grateful to have him as my cardiologist!

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  • 5
02/09/2024

Exceptional and professional

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  • 5
02/06/2024

Everyone, especially Dr. Wright was wonderful.

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  • 5
02/05/2024

As always, Dr. Wright is the best!

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  • 5
02/05/2024

He listens to what I have to say. He is very professional and knowledgeable and kind.

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  • 5
02/04/2024

Excellent Care. I always have the opportunity to ask questions and Dr. Wright answers in a manner I can understand. I would highly recommend him. Thank you

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  • 5
02/02/2024

When I asked anything health questions, he always gave me the right answer. I'm so happy He is my DR.

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  • 5
02/02/2024

Very good

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