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About Dr. Richard D Mainwaring

Dr. Richard D Mainwaring, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Stanford, CA. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery), Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatrics. Dr. Mainwaring has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

8 Ratings with 7 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard D Mainwaring is Great. Dr. Richard D Mainwaring has been rated by 8 patients. From those 8 patients 7 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Richard D Mainwaring is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Stanford Medical Center

300 Pasteur Dr
Stanford, CA 94305
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Dr. Richard D Mainwaring has the following 3 specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
  • Pediatric Cardiology

    Pediatric cardiologists are pediatricians with additional, specialized, training in the heart health of your children. When infants are born with congenital heart disease or abnormal hearts, pediatric cardiologists get involved as soon as possible — sometimes before the child is even born.
    Through specific testing, they can diagnose the problem and care for the child throughout their treatment, which could range from medication to surgery and transplants. Other heart conditions they treat include arrhythmias, heart murmurs, holes in the heart and viral infections that affect blood flow.

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

  • Expertise

    6 Expertise

  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Right Heart Bypass
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Ventricular Septal Defects

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Excellent care

Dr. Mainwaring performed open heart surgery on me back in 2006, his care and his team were amazing in educating me and making me feel ready for surgery. The surgery went great and recovery was easy. Thank you for helping save my life and make it a better one.

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One Star

Incompetant. Caused me to have a heart attack right after surgery. Made a textbook error. Needs to go back to medical school.

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Five Stars

Dr. Mainwaring spent three hours just explaining to his his initial diagnosis and treatment plan. I had a list of questions prepared and his explanations covered every single one of them before I asked even one. He was there every morning to visit my child before 7am. I completely trusted him with my child's open heart surgery and would again without question.

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Our Hero!!!!

Dr. Mainwaring performed open-heart surgery on two of my children and was fantastic. He is an outstanding surgeon and I wish he was still in our area. My one daughter was born premature about 2 months and only weighed about 4 lbs when he operated on her, Dr. Mainwaring stayed by her bedside the first couple hours to make sure there were no complications. He really goes above and beyond to care for his patients!

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Dr. Mainwaring is an exceptional surgeon

Dr. Mainwaring preformed open heart surgery on me and later a sternal repair. He did a fantastic job. I have tetrology of fallott a congenital heart defect.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • Duke University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Richard D Mainwaring accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Stanford Medical Center, 300 Pasteur Dr, Stanford, CA


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