Dr. Richard S. Stern MD Cardiologist

Dr. Richard Stern is a cardiologist in San Pablo, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus. He received his medical degree from UCSF School of Medicine and has been in practice for 38 years. He is one of 50 doctors at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and one of 29 at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Education & Medical Training

San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1976 - 1977

UCSF School of Medicine
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Transplant Hepatology

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Publications & Presentations

The risk of melanoma in association with long-term exposure to PUVA.
Stern, R. S.

Design of the Primary Prevention Parameters Evaluation (PREPARE) trial of implantable cardioverter defibrillators to reduce patient morbidity [NCT00279279].
Wilkoff, B. L., Stern, R., Williamson, B., Wathen, M., Holloman, K., Fieberg, A., Brown, M.

Strategic programming of detection and therapy parameters in implantable cardioverter-defibrillators reduces shocks in primary prevention patients: results from the PREPARE (Primary Prevention Parameters Evaluation) study.
Wilkoff, B. L., Williamson, B. D., Stern, R. S., Moore, S. L., Lu, F., Lee, S. W., Birgersdotter-Green, U. M., Wathen, M. S., Van Gelder, I. C., Heubner, B. M., Brown, M. L., Holloman, K. K.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO ExcelCare Network
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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