Dr. Richard D. Patten MD Cardiologist

Dr. Richard Patten is a cardiologist in Burlington, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Catholic Medical Center and Elliot Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Maryland School of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Patten accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 17 doctors at Catholic Medical Center and one of 17 at Elliot Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology, Interventional

Education & Medical Training

University of Maryland
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1988 - 1991

Tufts Medical Center
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1992 - 1995

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 19 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 16 years in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 4 years in Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NH State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Decreased Metalloprotease 9 Induction, Cardiac Fibrosis and Higher Autophagy after Pressure Overload in Mice Lacking the Transcriptional Regulator p8.
Georgescu, S.P., Aronovitz, M.J., Iovanna, J.L., Patten, R.D., Kyriakis, J.M., Goruppi, S.

Deficiency of the transcriptional regulator p8 results in increased autophagy and apoptosis, and causes impaired heart function.
Kong, D.K., Georgescu, S.P., Cano, C., Aronovitz, M.J., Iovanna, J.L., Patten, R.D., Kyriakis, J.M., Goruppi, S.

Virtual histology intravascular ultrasound assessing the risk of cardiac allograft vasculopathy.
Patten, R.D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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