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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

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • Financial Disclosures

Location(s)

Location(s)

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

Physician Perspectives on Deprescribing Cardiovascular Medications for Older Adults.
Goyal P, Anderson TS, Bernacki GM, Marcum ZA, Orkaby AR, Kim D, Zullo A, Krishnaswami A, Weissman A, Steinman MA, Rich MW
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 Sep 11; doi: 10.1111/jgs.16157.

PMID:
    31509233
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Hypertensive Heart Failure in the Very Old.
Hammond G, Rich MW
Heart Fail Clin. 2019 Oct; 15(4)477-485. doi: 10.1016/j.hfc.2019.06.001.

PMID:
    31472883
    [PubMed - in process]
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What's In Your Meeting?
Hauptman PJ, Rich MW
J Card Fail. 2019 Aug; 25(8)583. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2019.07.537.

PMID:
    31402010
    [PubMed - in process]
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Antiarrhythmic Drugs in Atrial Fibrillation: Is There Still a Role for Rhythm Control?
Rich MW
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 Oct; 67(10)2006-2007. doi: 10.1111/jgs.16061.

PMID:
    31339171
    [PubMed - in process]
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A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial of Omega-3 and Sertraline in Depressed Patients With or at Risk for Coronary Heart Disease.
Carney RM, Freedland KE, Rubin EH, Rich MW, Steinmeyer BC, Harris WS
J Clin Psychiatry. 2019 Jun 4; 80(4)pii: 19m12742. doi: 10.4088/JCP.19m12742.

PMID:
    31163106
    [PubMed - in process]
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Deprescribing in Older Adults With Cardiovascular Disease.
Krishnaswami A, Steinman MA, Goyal P, Zullo AR, Anderson TS, Birtcher KK, Goodlin SJ, Maurer MS, Alexander KP, Rich MW, Tjia J, Geriatric Cardiology Section Leadership Council, American College of Cardiology.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019 May 28; 73(20)2584-2595. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2019.03.467.

PMID:
    31118153
    [PubMed - in process]
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Trends in Dietary Sodium Intake in the United States and the Impact of USDA Guidelines: NHANES 1999-2016.
Brouillard AM, Kraja AT, Rich MW
Am J Med. 2019 May 17; pii: S0002-9343(19)30427-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2019.04.040.

PMID:
    31103645
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Moderators of Response to Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Major Depression in Patients With Heart Failure.
Smagula SF, Freedland KE, Steinmeyer BC, Wallace MJ, Carney RM, Rich MW
Psychosom Med. 2019 Jul/Aug; 81(6)506-512. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000712.

PMID:
    31083052
    [PubMed - in process]
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Center-Related Variation in Cardiac Stress Testing in the 18 Months Prior to Renal Transplantation.
Shpigel AA, Saeed MJ, Novak E, Alhamad T, Rich MW, Brown DL
JAMA Intern Med. 2019 May 13; doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0423.

PMID:
    31081860
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Use of the PROMIS® Depression scale and the Beck Depression Inventory in patients with heart failure.
Freedland KE, Steinmeyer BC, Carney RM, Rubin EH, Rich MW
Health Psychol. 2019 May; 38(5)369-375. doi: 10.1037/hea0000682.

PMID:
    31045419
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Predicting 30-Day Readmissions in Older Adults With Acute Myocardial Infarction.
Rich MW
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2019 May; 12(5)e005627. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.119.005627.

PMID:
    31010301
    [PubMed - in process]
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Noise Pollution is the Heart Failure Community's Biggest Threat.
Hauptman PJ, Rich MW
J Card Fail. 2019 Apr; 25(4)225-226. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2019.03.015.

PMID:
    30979381
    [PubMed - in process]
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Nutrition, Obesity, and Cachexia in Patients With Heart Failure: A Consensus Statement from the Heart Failure Society of America Scientific Statements Committee.
Vest AR, Chan M, Deswal A, Givertz MM, Lekavich C, Lennie T, Litwin SE, Parsly L, Rodgers JE, Rich MW, Schulze PC, Slader A, Desai A
J Card Fail. 2019 May; 25(5)380-400. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2019.03.007.

PMID:
    30877038
    [PubMed - in process]
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The association of preoperative cardiac stress testing with 30-day death and myocardial infarction among patients undergoing kidney transplantation.
Dunn T, Saeed MJ, Shpigel A, Novak E, Alhamad T, Stwalley D, Rich MW, Brown DL
PLoS One. 2019; 14(2)e0211161. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0211161.

PMID:
    30707723
    [PubMed - in process]
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Caring for Patients With Multiple Chronic Conditions.
Tinetti ME, Green AR, Ouellet J, Rich MW, Boyd C
Ann Intern Med. 2019 Feb 5; 170(3)199-200. doi: 10.7326/M18-3269.

PMID:
    30665237
    [PubMed - in process]
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Decision Making for Older Adults With Multiple Chronic Conditions: Executive Summary for the American Geriatrics Society Guiding Principles on the Care of Older Adults With Multimorbidity.
Boyd C, Smith CD, Masoudi FA, Blaum CS, Dodson JA, Green AR, Kelley A, Matlock D, Ouellet J, Rich MW, Schoenborn NL, Tinetti ME
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 Apr; 67(4)665-673. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15809.

PMID:
    30663782
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pharmacotherapy in Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disease: Report from an American College of Cardiology, American Geriatrics Society, and National Institute on Aging Workshop.
Schwartz JB, Schmader KE, Hanlon JT, Abernethy DR, Gray S, Dunbar-Jacob J, Holmes HM, Murray MD, Roberts R, Joyner M, Peterson J, Lindeman D, Tai-Seale M, Downey L, Rich MW
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 Feb; 67(2)371-380. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15634.

PMID:
    30536694
    [PubMed - in process]
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Complexities of the Global Heart Failure Epidemic.
Lund LH, Rich MW, Hauptman PJ
J Card Fail. 2018 Dec; 24(12)813-814. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2018.11.010.

PMID:
    30527332
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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To Invest or Divest - Tough Choices in the Wake of VEST.
Rich MW
J Card Fail. 2018 Oct; 24(10)625-626. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2018.10.010.

PMID:
    30447850
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reply to "SPRINT: Running in the Wrong Direction?"
Rich MW, Ouslander JG
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Nov; 66(11)2226-2227. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15559.

PMID:
    30325009
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Financial Disclosures

Financial Disclosures

Disclosure of Financial Interests with Industry

Washington University and its physicians and health professionals are committed to ensuring integrity and objectivity in medical decision-making. Some of our physicians and health professionals work collaboratively with pharmaceutical, medical device or other medical care related companies to develop innovative ideas and products that can improve health care delivery and clinical outcomes for patients. In some instances, our physicians and health professionals have an ownership or potential ownership interest in a commercial company; and/or are paid by a commercial company to provide advice on product design or to speak about the use of medications, devices, equipment or procedures. These payments may include: a) compensation for consulting and speaking engagements, b) equity, and/or c) royalties for products invented by our faculty. Any payments to Washington University physicians or health professionals must be based on tangible services and may not exceed fair market value for their work. In addition to disclosure on this website, physicians and health professionals earning more than $10,000 per year must disclose their corporate financial relationship in writing to patients when prescribing or using that company's products.

This physician reported the following financial interests during calendar year 2018:

Company Name: Pfizer Inc. / ERT

Royalties:

Equity: No

Consulting/Advisory Board: $20,000 - $39,999

Speaker Fees:

Reporting Date: May 01, 2019