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Dr. Richard Ammar Jr, MD

Interventional Cardiology* Age 59
Dr. Richard Ammar Jr, MD
4.7 (47 Ratings)

Offers telehealth

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Dr. Richard Ammar Jr, MD is an Interventional Cardiologist in Richardson, TX.
Dr. Richard Ammar Jr, MD
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Dr. Richard Ammar Jr, MD

Interventional Cardiology* Age 59
Richardson, TX
Accepting new patients
33 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Richard Ammar Jr, MD is an Interventional Cardiologist in Richardson, TX.

About

Dr. Richard Ammar Jr, MD is an Interventional Cardiologist in Richardson, TX and has 33 years experience. They graduated from West Virginia University in 1991 and completed a residency at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics - Chief Resident.They currently practice at HeartPlace and are affiliated with Medical City Denton, Baylor Sott and White the Heart Hospital Plano, Baylor Scott & White the Heart Hospital-Denton and Muenster Memorial Hospital. At present, Dr. Ammar Jr received an average rating of 4.7/5 from patients and has been reviewed 47 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Ammar Jr also speaks Arabic. Dr. Ammar Jr is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Chest Pain
Peripheral Edema
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Chest Pain
Peripheral Edema
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Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Lipid Disorders
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Third Degree Heart Block
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiac Ultrasound
Cardioversion, Elective
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acidosis
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Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
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Angina
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Ankle Disorders
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
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Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Athlete's Foot
Atrial Septal Defect
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Benign Tumor
Bladder Infection
Breast Pain
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
Cardiovascular Disease
Cellulitis
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Confusion
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Dehydration
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Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
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Dyslipidemia
Emphysema
Endocarditis
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Essential Tremor
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Fibromyalgia
First Degree Heart Block
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gout
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Headache
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Heart Block
Hernia
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Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Iodine Deficiency
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Joint Pain
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Long QT Syndrome
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
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Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Peptic Ulcer
Pericarditis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Prinzmetal Angina
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Raynaud's Disease
Restless Leg Syndrome
Ringworm
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Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Second Degree Heart Block
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Shortness of Breath
Sinus Tachycardia
Sleep Apnea
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Syncope
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Systolic Heart Failure
Thrombosis
Thyroid Goiter
Tinnitus
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Torticollis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Typical Atrial Flutter
Unstable Angina
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vascular Disease
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Vertigo
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Vitamin D Deficiency
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Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
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Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiovascular Stress Test
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Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Stenting
Impella Device
Non-Coronary Peripheral Vascular Intervention
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Angiograms
Peripheral Angioplasty
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Intervention
Peripheral Vascular Stenting
Peripheral Vascular Studies
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
Thrombolysis
Vascular Stenting

Insurance Accepted

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  • HealthyBlue 2.0
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  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Tricare
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • United Healthcare
  • Veteran Health Services

Locations

  1. 1 HeartPlace Methodist Richardson
    3001 E President George Bush Hwy Ste 175, Richardson, TX 75082
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
  2. 2 HeartPlace Baylor Plano
    4708 Alliance Blvd Ste 500, Plano, TX 75093
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ammar Jr
4.7
Based on 47 Reviews
5 Stars (43)
4 Stars (1)
3 Stars (0)
2 Stars (0)
1 Star (3)

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Patient Reviews
Jul 04, 2024
Great! Kind staff. Punctual. Made an effort to accommodate me for a last minute cardiac preop. I usually go to UTSW, but their cardiac department was so rude and entitled, I switched, and I'm happy I did. I recommend.
— Jul 04, 2024
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About Me

Languages Spoken
Arabic
Languages Spoken
Specialties*
Interventional Cardiology
Cardiology
Internal Medicine
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • West Virginia University
    1991
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease
Board Certifications
What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

Internship

Internship
  • University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics
    1992
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics - Chief Resident
    1996
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics - Interventional Cardiology
    2000
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Richard Ammar Jr, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Ammar Jr's profile.

Dr. Richard Ammar Jr, MD is affiliated with Medical City Denton, Baylor Sott and White the Heart Hospital Plano, Baylor Scott & White the Heart Hospital-Denton and Muenster Memorial Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Richard Ammar Jr, MD holds board certification in Cardiovascular Disease.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Medical City Denton

    3535 S Interstate 35 E, Denton, TX

  • Baylor Sott and White the Heart Hospital Plano

    1100 Allied Dr, Plano, TX

  • Baylor Scott & White the Heart Hospital-Denton

    2801 S Mayhill Rd, Denton, TX

  • Muenster Memorial Hospital

    605 N Maple St, Muenster, TX