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Dr. Richard A Edelson MD is a male Internist, has 19 years of experience and practices in Cardiovascular Disease.
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Dr. Richard Edelson has 5 office locations.
North Columbia
Palmetto Heart
8 Richland Medical Park Dr
Suite 100
Columbia, SC 29203

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Locations and availability (5)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Patient comments (0)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Edelson is Excellent. Dr. Edelson has been reviewed by 1 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Edelson, MD is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Block
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. Edelson graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond. He has 2 awards.

Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Cardiac Care Recognition (2013 - 2015)
Level II
NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program (2013 - 2016)


Dr. Edelson has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Kershaw County Medical Center 
  • Palmetto Health Richland 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Edelson accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Aetna - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 5 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Richard A. Edelson practice?
Dr. Richard Edelson practices Cardiovascular Disease near Columbia, SC.
Additional practice locations include: Chester, SC and West Columbia, SC.
See Columbia Cardiologists.