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Dr. Richard Birkhead, MD

Dr. Richard Birkhead, MD

Age 64 Cardiology M
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Dr. Richard Birkhead, MD is a cardiology specialist in North Chelmsford, MA. Dr. Birkhead completed a residency at Roger Williams/Brown U. He currently practices at Merrimack Valley Cardiology Associates, LLC and is affiliated with Adventhealth Daytona Beach. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Birkhead is board certified in Cardiology.


  • St Elizabeths Medical Center, Fellowship Hospital — 1989
  • Roger Williams/Brown U, Residency Hospital — 1986
  • Oberlin College Oberlin, OH, Undergraduate School

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Simplifi
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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  1. Merrimack Valley Cardiology Associates, LLC

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      Merrimack Valley Cardiology Associates, LLC
      14 Research Pl Ste 3, North Chelmsford, MA 01863 Existing Patients: (978) 256-6607

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Dr. Birkhead was very thorough in diagnosing my problem and patiently explained the results of the diagnostic tests.
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Dr. Birkhead frequently treats Heart Conditions, Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, and Adult Congenital Heart Conditions.  

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Adventhealth Daytona Beach
  • Lowell General Hospital
  • Lowell General Hospital-Saints Campus
  • St. Joseph Hospital