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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

Nutrition, Obesity and Cachexia in Patients with Heart Failure: A Consensus Statement from the HFSA 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 Mar 12; pii: S1071-9164(18)30917-5. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2019.03.007.

PMID:
    30877038
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 Jan 22; doi: 10.7326/M18-3269.

PMID:
    30665237
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 Jan 21; doi: 10.1111/jgs.15809.

PMID:
    30663782
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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Pravastatin for Primary Prevention in Older Adults: Restricted Mean Survival Time Analysis.
Orkaby AR, Rich MW, Sun R, Lux E, Wei LJ, Kim DH
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Oct; 66(10)1987-1991. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15509.

PMID:
    30251369
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pembrolizumab plus Chemotherapy in Lung Cancer.
Sun R, Rich MW, Wei LJ
N Engl J Med. 2018 Sep 13; 379(11)e18. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1808567.

PMID:
    30211499
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Social Media and the Journal: Entering a New Era.
Gorodeski EZ, Rich MW, Hauptman PJ
J Card Fail. 2018 Jul; 24(7)415-416. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2018.06.005.

PMID:
    30122230
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Applying Evidence-Based Medicine to Shared Decision Making: Value of Restricted MeanSurvival Time.
McCaw ZR, Orkaby AR, Wei LJ, Kim DH, Rich MW
Am J Med. 2019 Jan; 132(1)13-15. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2018.07.026.

PMID:
    30076822
    [PubMed - in process]
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Individual and Joint Effects of Pulse Pressure and Blood Pressure Treatment Intensity on Serious Adverse Events in the SPRINT Trial.
Krishnaswami A, Kim DH, McCulloch CE, Forman DE, Maurer MS, Alexander KP, Rich MW
Am J Med. 2018 Oct; 131(10)1220-1227.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2018.05.027.

PMID:
    29940151
    [PubMed - in process]
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Multimorbidity in Older Adults With Cardiovascular Disease.
Forman DE, Maurer MS, Boyd C, Brindis R, Salive ME, Horne FM, Bell SP, Fulmer T, Reuben DB, Zieman S, Rich MW
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 May 15; 71(19)2149-2161. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.03.022.

PMID:
    29747836
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Hypertension in Older Adults in the Wake of the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial.
Rich MW, Ouslander JG
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Apr; 66(4)652-654. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15326.

PMID:
    29601078
    [PubMed - in process]
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Residual Symptoms After Treatment for Depression in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease.
Carney RM, Freedland KE, Steinmeyer BC, Rubin EH, Rich MW
Psychosom Med. 2018 May; 80(4)385-392. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000570.

PMID:
    29521883
    [PubMed - in process]
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Insurance access in adults with congenital heart disease in the Affordable Care Act era.
Lin CJ, Novak E, Rich MW, Billadello JJ
Congenit Heart Dis. 2018 May; 13(3)384-391. doi: 10.1111/chd.12582.

PMID:
    29480975
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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