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R Ward, MD, Cardiology, Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Medical Center

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Cardiology Chicago, IL

Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Non-Invasive Cardiology

Professor of Medicine, Director, Cardiovascular Fellowship Program, University of Chicago Medicine

Overview of Dr. Ward

Dr. R Ward is a cardiologist in Chicago, IL and is affiliated with University of Chicago Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice 23 years. Dr. Ward accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 127 doctors at University of Chicago Medical Center who specialize in Cardiology. He has more than 90 publications and over 500 citings.

Clinical Expertise

  • Transthoracic echocardiography, Transesophageal echocardiography, General cardiology, Cardiovascular education, Nuclear cardiology

Education & Training

  • University of Chicago
    University of ChicagoFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1998 - 2001
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemChief Residency, Internal Medicine, 1997 - 1998
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemResidency, Internal Medicine, 1994 - 1997
  • Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of PennsylvaniaClass of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1998 - 2026
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1996 - 1998
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Chicago's Top Cardiogists Chicago Magazine, 2018, 2020-2022
  • Senior Scholar Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence, 2021
  • W. Proctor Harvey MD, Young Teacher Award American College of Cardioolgy, 2005

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Frequency and Outcomes of Preoperative Stress Testing in Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty from 2004 to 2017  
    R Ward, MD, JAMA Cardiology

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    CIGNA HMO
    CIGNA Open Access
    CIGNA PPO
    Cofinity PPO
    Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
    Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
    Excellus BCBS BluePPO
    First Health PPO
    GHI PPO
    Great West PPO
    HealthLink PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    MagnaCare PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    MVP Healthcare HMO
    MVP Healthcare PPO
    Sagamore Health Plus
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Please verify your coverage with the provider's office directly when scheduling an appointment