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Dr. John Richardson, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 68
Dr. John Richardson, MD
4.9 (7 Ratings)
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Dr. John Richardson, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Vestavia, AL.
Dr. John Richardson, MD
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Dr. John Richardson, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 68
Vestavia, AL
Accepting new patients
42 years of experience
Dr. John Richardson, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Vestavia, AL.

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Dr. John Richardson, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Vestavia, AL and has 42 years experience. They graduated from University of South Alabama Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine in 1982 and completed a residency at Med College Of Virginia Hospital.They currently practice at Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons, P.C. and are affiliated with Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham. At present, Dr. Richardson received an average rating of 4.9/5 from patients and has been reviewed 7 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Richardson is board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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Open Lobectomy
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Thoracentesis
Open Lobectomy
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
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Atrial Fibrillation
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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Lung Cancer
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Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Pericardial Disease
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Pulmonary Insufficiency
Aortic Valve Surgery
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Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Surgery
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Pancoast Tumor Excision
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
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Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Heart Defect Repair
Impella Device
Lymphadenectomy with Robotic Assist
Mitral Valve Bicuspidization
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection Robotic Assist
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Locations

  1. 1 Cardio-thoracic Surgeons PC
    2871 Acton Rd Ste 100, Vestavia, AL 35243

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Aug 31, 2022
Had 4 CABG done with excellent results and no complications. Dr. Richardson is an excellent, the best Cardiovascular Surgeon in the region or country.
JH — Aug 31, 2022
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Biography
  • Dr. John Richardson, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Vestavia, AL and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of South Alabama Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine in 1982. He specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
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Specialties*
Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of South Alabama Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine
    1982
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
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Residency Hospital
  • Med College Of Virginia Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. John Richardson, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Richardson's profile.

Dr. John Richardson, MD is affiliated with Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham.

Yes, Dr. John Richardson, MD holds board certification in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham

    810 Saint Vincents Dr, Birmingham, AL