Dr. Richard Patrick Shannon MD Cardiologist

Dr. Richard Shannon is a cardiologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Connecticut School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Shannon accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 141 doctors at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and one of 102 at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

Are you Dr. Shannon? Edit Profile

Office Location

See Contact Information

Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Philadephia Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Ranked #11 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980–1985

University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation
2000

Publications & Presentations

Patient-Centered Community Health Worker Intervention to Improve Posthospital Outcomes: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Kangovi, S.,Mitra, N.,Grande, D.,White, M. L.,McCollum, S.,Sellman, J.,Shannon, R. P.,Long, J. A.

Incretin based therapies: can we achieve glycemic control and cardioprotection?
Angeli, F. S.,Shannon, R. P.

Perceptions of readmitted patients on the transition from hospital to home.
Kangovi, S., Grande, D., Meehan, P., Mitra, N., Shannon, R., Long, J. A.

See all 51 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

Report a Correction — If you are aware of information on this page that is out of date or incorrect, please let us know.

Patient Advice & Support


See More
Our Doctor Finder includes most U.S. physicians. Doctors are not ranked, learn more.

Nearby Cardiologists

See all Cardiologists near Philadelphia, PA See all Cardiologists in Pennsylvania

Best Cardiology & Heart Surgery Hospitals

  1. #1
    Cleveland, OH
  2. #2
    Rochester, MN
  3. #3
    New York, NY

See Full Rankings

Find a Hospital by Location

Your Message Has Been Submitted

As part of our research on the correction you submitted, you may be contacted at the email address provided.

Sorry, Your Message Could Not Be Submitted

Please try again later, or E-mail your message to doctors@usnews.com and include the Web address (URL) of the page that contains incorrect information.