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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Dr. Wright is everything one would want in a physician. Direct but thoughtful with an easy communication style and good bed-side manner.Providence Patient
I have been seeing this doctor for many years and have always received good medical advice and personal attention to my issues.Providence Patient
Dr. Wright and Pacific Heart Institute provides the best care anyone could ask for. They are excellent in every area.Providence Patient
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Dr Wright is very thorough and efficient.Providence Patient
Dr Wright was one of the most competent and caring doctors I have seen in 89 years. He was superb in dealing with a complicated diagnosis in a clearly worried patient.Providence Patient
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Dr. Wright is a consummate professional. I wish all my other doctors were as thorough and caring as he is!Providence Patient
Dr.Wright is very thorough and kind.Providence Patient