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Michael W. Rich, MD

Professor, Cardiology
Director, Cardiac Rapid Evaluation Unit

Specialty Areas

Cardiology
Arrhythmia
Coronary Artery Disease
Cardiomyopathy
Congestive Heart Failure
Hypertension Management
Valvular Heart Disease
Heart Disease

Board Certifications

Cardiology
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Management of cardiovascular disease, congestive heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, geriatric cardiology, hypertension management, the aging heart

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine
Heart & Vascular Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: A
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-362-1291

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Three

1020 N. Mason Road
St. Louis, MO 63141

Suite: Suite 100
Office Phone: 314-362-1291
Fax: 314-996-3269

Education

Education

Fellowship: Cardiology, The Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 1984
Residency: Internal Medicine, The Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 1982
Medical Degree: University Of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, IL 1979
B.A.: Chemistry, University of Illinois, Chicago Circle Campus 1974

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Cardiovascular Screening and Primary Prevention in Older Adults.
Orkaby AR, Rich MW
Clin Geriatr Med. 2018 Feb; 34(1)81-93. doi: 10.1016/j.cger.2017.08.003.

PMID:
    29129219
    [PubMed - in process]
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Comparison of Rate of Utilization of Medicare Services in Private Versus Academic Cardiology Practice.
Hovanesyan A, Rubio E, Novak E, Budoff M, Rich MW
Am J Cardiol. 2017 Nov 15; 120(10)1899-1902. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.07.105.

PMID:
    28939195
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Statins for Primary Prevention in Older Adults: An Unresolved Conundrum.
Rich MW, Pieper CF
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Nov; 65(11)2352-2353. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15063.

PMID:
    28892133
    [PubMed - in process]
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Prospective Assessment of Frailty Using the Fried Criteria in Patients Undergoing Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy.
Joseph SM, Manghelli JL, Vader JM, Keeney T, Novak EL, Felius J, Martinez SC, Nassif ME, Lima B, Silvestry SC, Rich MW
Am J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 15; 120(8)1349-1354. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.07.074.

PMID:
    28843393
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of New Oral Anticoagulants on Prescribing Practices for Atrial Fibrillation in Older Adults.
Fohtung RB, Novak E, Rich MW
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Nov; 65(11)2405-2412. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15058.

PMID:
    28832920
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Response to Letter to the Editor by Mr John Renesch.
Rich MW, Wingate SJ
J Card Fail. 2017 Nov; 23(11)829. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2017.07.405.

PMID:
    28797824
    [PubMed]
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Impact Factor Revisited.
Rich MW
J Card Fail. 2017 Aug; 23(8)579-580. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2017.06.006.

PMID:
    28663098
    [PubMed - in process]
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Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Prognosis of Heart Failure in Older Adults.
Dharmarajan K, Rich MW
Heart Fail Clin. 2017 Jul; 13(3)417-426. doi: 10.1016/j.hfc.2017.02.001.

PMID:
    28602363
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Targeting Frailty in Heart Failure.
Joseph SM, Rich MW
Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2017 Apr; 19(4)31. doi: 10.1007/s11936-017-0527-5.

PMID:
    28357683
    [PubMed]
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Insulin provision therapy and mortality in older adults with diabetes mellitus and stable ischemic heart disease: Insights from BARI-2D trial.
Damluji AA, Cohen ER, Moscucci M, Myerburg RJ, Cohen MG, Brooks MM, Rich MW, Forman DE
Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 15; 24135-40. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.03.048.

PMID:
    28314486
    [PubMed - in process]
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Aging, the Medical Subspecialties, and Career Development: Where We Were, Where We Are Going.
Hurria A, High KP, Mody L, McFarland Horne F, Escobedo M, Halter J, Hazzard W, Schmader K, Klepin H, Lee S, Makris UE, Rich MW, Rogers S, Wiggins J, Watman R, Choi J, Lundebjerg N, Zieman S
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Apr; 65(4)680-687. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14708.

PMID:
    28092400
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Fall risk and anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation in the elderly: A delicate balance.
Hagerty T, Rich MW
Cleve Clin J Med. 2017 Jan; 84(1)35-40. doi: 10.3949/ccjm.84a.16016.

PMID:
    28084982
    [PubMed - in process]
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Response to Letter to the Editor: Aging and Statins.
Rothschild DP, Rich MW
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Feb; 65(2)445-446. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14719.

PMID:
    28024087
    [PubMed - in process]
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What Are Effective Program Characteristics of Self-Management Interventions in Patients With Heart Failure? An Individual Patient Data Meta-analysis.
Jonkman NH, Westland H, Groenwold RH, Ågren S, Anguita M, Blue L, Bruggink-André de la Porte PW, DeWalt DA, Hebert PL, Heisler M, Jaarsma T, Kempen GI, Leventhal ME, Lok DJ, Mårtensson J, Muñiz J, Otsu H, Peters-Klimm F, Rich MW, Riegel B, Strömberg A, Tsuyuki RT, Trappenburg JC, Schuurmans MJ, Hoes AW
J Card Fail. 2016 Nov; 22(11)861-871. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2016.06.422.

PMID:
    27374838
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Electrophysiology and heart rhythm disorders in older adults.
Goyal P, Rich MW
J Geriatr Cardiol. 2016 Aug; 13(8)645-651.

PMID:
    27781053
    [PubMed]
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Heart Failure in Older Adults-More Than Just Age.
Rich MW
J Card Fail. 2016 Dec; 22(12)943-944. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2016.10.011.

PMID:
    27771490
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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All-Payer Analysis of Heart Failure Hospitalization 30-Day Readmission: Comorbidities Matter.
Davis JD, Olsen MA, Bommarito K, LaRue SJ, Saeed M, Rich MW, Vader JM
Am J Med. 2017 Jan; 130(1)93.e9-93.e28. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2016.07.030.

PMID:
    27592085
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Major Depression and Long-Term Survival of Patients With Heart Failure.
Freedland KE, Hesseler MJ, Carney RM, Steinmeyer BC, Skala JA, Dávila-Román VG, Rich MW
Psychosom Med. 2016 Oct; 78(8)896-903.

PMID:
    27187847
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Knowledge Gaps in Cardiovascular Care of Older Adults: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and American Geriatrics Society: Executive Summary.
Rich MW, Chyun DA, Skolnick AH, Alexander KP, Forman DE, Kitzman DW, Maurer MS, McClurken JB, Resnick BM, Shen WK, Tirschwell DL
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 Nov; 64(11)2185-2192. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14576.

PMID:
    27673575
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical predictors of depression treatment outcomes in patients with coronary heart disease.
Carney RM, Freedland KE, Steinmeyer BC, Rubin EH, Rich MW
J Psychosom Res. 2016 Sep; 8836-41. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2016.07.011.

PMID:
    27521651
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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