Richard S. Goldweit, MD

Interventional Cardiology, Cardiology

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Primary Areas of Practice

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

Other Areas of Practice

  • Arrhythmia Management
  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardio-Oncology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Women and Heart Disease Risk

Procedures

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Ambulatory Telemetry Monitoring
  • Angiography
  • Atherectomy, Laser/Rotational
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty (BAV)
  • Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty
  • Bloodless Medicine & Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac High-Risk Indicated Procedures (CHIP)
  • Cardiac MRI
  • Cardioversion
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chronic Total Occlusion Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (CTO PCI)
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Coronary Artery Stent Placement
  • Coronary Calcium Score
  • Coronary CT Angiography
  • Echocardiography
  • Exercise Stress Testing
  • Holter/Ambulatory Monitoring
  • Impella® Left Ventricular Assist Device Therapy
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump Support (IABP)
  • Mitral Clip
  • Pacemaker Follow-Up
  • Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty
  • Peripheral Vascular Intervention
  • Pharmacological Stress Test
  • TAVR
  • Thrombectomy
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)

Conditions Treated

  • Angina
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chronic Coronary Total Occlusion (CTO)
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • CTO (Chronic Coronary Total Occlusion)
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Failure/Cardiac Failure
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Palpitations
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
  • Syncope (Fainting)
  • Tachycardia
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

Locations

Englewood Cardiology Consultants

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177 North Dean Street Englewood, NJ 07631 Directions 

Phone: 201-569-4901
Fax: 201-569-6111
Monday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Wednesday: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Appointments

Please call the office to schedule an appointment.

Insurances Accepted

Please contact your insurance company directly prior to receiving services or care to confirm your coverage. Although we have made every effort to ensure this list is accurate, only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)

Aetna

  • Aetna Assure Premier Plus
  • Aetna CCN
  • Aetna CoreSource
  • Aetna Coventry
  • Aetna FIDE-SNP
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health

AmeriHealth

  • AmeriHealth Administrator
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)

APWU

  • APWU Health Plan

Cigna

  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Medicare Advantage

EmblemHealth

  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth National
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth PPO2
  • EmblemHealth PPO3
  • EmblemHealth Tri-State
  • Vytra

Empire BCBS

  • Blue Priority
  • Direct HMO
  • Direct PPO
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS GEPO
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VFG)
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VJD)
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS Indemnity
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage Plus
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

Fidelis Care NJ

  • Fidelis Care NJ Medicaid Managed Care

First Health

  • First Health

GEHA

  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS Braven Health
  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid
  • Horizon NJ TotalCare (D-SNP)

Humana

  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Humana ChoicePOS
  • Humana Gold Choice Network PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice Network PFFS 23
  • Humana Gold Plus DE-SNP
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare (Employer PPO Plus)
  • Humana Medicare PPO
  • Humana Medicare PPO 2023
  • Humana National Medicare HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National POS - Open Access Plus

MagnaCare

  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Medicaid

  • Medicaid NJ

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ

MultiPlan/PHCS

  • Beech Street
  • MultiPlan Humana
  • MultiPlan Worker's Comp
  • PHCS
  • Pomco

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO

NALC

  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits

Oxford

  • Freedom
  • Garden State Network
  • Liberty
  • Metro
  • Oxford Medicare

QualCare

  • Choice Care
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP PPO
  • HIP PRIME HMO
  • HIP PRIME PPO
  • Oscar
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker's Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

TRICARE North Region

  • CHAMPVA
  • DVA

UMR

  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Dual Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ FamilyCare)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicare

UnitedHealthcare

  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • Medica
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources

US Family Health Plan

  • US Family Health Plan

Wellcare NJ

  • Wellcare NJ Ambetter
  • Wellcare NJ Medicare Managed Care

Wellpoint

  • Wellpoint Medicaid
  • Wellpoint Medicare Advantage

About Richard Goldweit

Richard S. Goldweit, MD, is Chief of Interventional Cardiology and Chief of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Englewood Hospital. Dr. Goldweit is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and interventional cardiology. He specializes in using catheter-based approaches to treat valvular and coronary heart conditions. He holds a patent in arterial wound closure and invented techniques for noninvasive laser blood pressure measurement and bloodless arterial access. Dr. Goldweit founded or contributed to the creation of Englewood's programs in open-heart surgery, interventional heart attack care, patient blood management, and transcatheter valve replacement (TAVR). He also helped establish collaborative programs in sleep and cardiovascular health, carotid artery stenting, peripheral arterial disease, left ventricular assist devices (IABP, Impella®), cardiac CT angiography, through-the-wrist catheterization, chronic total occlusion (CTO) treatment, and complex high-risk coronary intervention (CHIP).

Dr. Goldweit has lectured on various cardiovascular topics including bloodless cardiac surgery, and his research had appeared in numerous peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Goldweit is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He also served on various state and community task forces and cardiac care committees, including the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services' Cardiac Advisory Research Committee.

Honors & Awards

2020-2016: Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area

2019, 2010: New York Magazine Best Doctors

2019, 2018:(201) Magazine Bergen's Top Doctors

2019-2010: Jersey's Best Magazine Top Doctors

2017: Bergen Magazine: Bergen County's Top Doctors

2017-2010: New Jersey Monthly Best Doctors in New Jersey, Cardiovascular Disease: Interventional Cardiology, Sleep Disorders, Cardiac Risk

2014, 2011-2005: New York Magazine Best Doctors in New York, Cardiovascular Disease: Interventional Cardiology, Sleep Disorders, Cardiac Risk

2003,2005-2012,2015: New York Magazine Top Doctors

2016: LifeSaver Award, Extraordinary Emergency Care, Cardiac Arrest Survival, Englewood Hospital

2011, 2014: New York Magazine Best Doctors, Cardiovascular Disease: Interventional Cardiology, Sleep Disorders, Cardiac Risk

2012: Interventional Carotid Care Program Director, Medical Excellence Award, Carotid Artery Stenting: Top 100 and Top 10% in Nation

2012: Heart Attack Care Program Director, Medical Excellence Award, Coronary Care: Top 100 and Top 10% in Nation, CareChex

2011: Community Leadership Award, BVMI: Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative, Inc., Healthcare

2009: Research and Education Award for Outstanding Contribution to Interventional Cardiology, 14th Annual Recipient

Committees and Leadership Positions

2016-present: Englewood Health Foundation Board Member

2015-present: Co-Director and Co-Founder, Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) Program

2012-present: Board Member, Executive Committee, Englewood Health Physician Network

2012-present: Chief, Heart and Vascular Institute

2012-present: Co-Chairman, Patient Blood Management Committee

2012-present: Co-Chairman, Research Advisory Committee

2012-present: Co-Director and Co-Founder, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Programl

2011-present: Chief, Interventional Cardiology

2011-present: Chief, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

2009-present: Associate Medical Director, Institute for Patient Blood Management and Bloodless Medicine and Surgery

2007-present: Founder, Optimized Center for Heart Health: Web-Enabled Optimal Cardiovascular Care

2006-present: Director and Founder, Cardiac CT Angiography Center, Heart and Vascular Institute

2006-present: Director and Founder, HiCare Cardiology Service, Heart and Vascular Institute

2006-present: Founder, Art Gallery Initiative: Englewood Hospital Gallery of Fine Arts, Artistically and Culturally Appropriate Optimization of Community Based Health Care Experience

2003-present: Member, Procedure Review Committee

2001-present: Founder & Co-Director, Center for Sleep & Cardiovascular Health, Heart and Vascular Institute

2001-present: Director and Founder, Nurse Practitioner Cardiology Program, Heart and Vascular Institute

2001-present: Founder & Co-Director, Center for Sleep & Cardiovascular Health, Heart & Vascular Institute

2000-present: Director, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory

2000-present: Director, Cardiology Conference

2000-present: Co-Director, Heart and Vascular Institute

2006-2010: Section Chief, Cardiology

Education & Degrees

MD: Cornell University Medical College

Residency

New York Hospital

Fellowship

New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center: Cardiology

Certifications & Distinctions

  • Cardiovascular Disease (American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • Internal Medicine (American Board of Internal Medicine)
  • Interventional Cardiology (American Board of Internal Medicine)

Publications

Goldweit RS. "The Potential for Patient Blood Management in Cardiology," in Patient Blood Management. Thieme Publishers New York, N.Y., Thieme Publishers Stuttgart, Germany, 2015.

Goldweit RS, Borer JS, Jovanovic LG, Drexler AJ, Hochreiter CA, Devereux RB, Peterson CM. Relation of hemoglobin A1 and blood glucose to cardiac function in diabetes mellitus. American Journal of Cardiology 1985;56:642-646.

Magid NM, Young MS, Wallerson DC, Goldweit RS, Carter JN, Devereux RB, Borer JS. Hypertrophic and functional response to experimental chronic aortic regurgitation. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology 1988 March 20(3) 239-46.

Young MS, Magid NM, Wallerson DC, Goldweit RS, Devereux RB, Carter JN, Im JY, Borer JS. Echocardiographic left ventricular mass measurement in small animals: anatomic validation in normal and aortic regurgitant rabbits. American Journal of Noninvasive Cardiology 1990;4:145-153.

Herrold EM, Goldweit RS, Carter JN, Zuccotti G, Borer JS. Noninvasive laser-based blood pressure measurement in rabbits. American Journal of Hypertension 1992 March 5(3)197-202.

Magid N, Goldweit RS, Carter JN, Wallerson D, Herrold E, Borer JS. Left ventricular diastolic and systolic performance during chronic experimental aortic regurgitation. American Journal of Physiology 1992 July 263 (1 PT 2):H226-33.

Erlebacher J, Bardwaj M, Suresh A, Leber G, Goldweit R. Beta blacker treatment of idiopathic and ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy in patients with ejection fractions < 20%. American Journal of Cardiology, 1993; 71:16,1467-1469.

Moskowitz DM, Klein JJ, Shander A, Cousineau KM, Goldweit RS, Bodian C, Perelman SI, Kang H, Fink DA, Rothman HC, Ergin MA. Predictors of Transfusion Requirements for Cardiac Surgical Procedures at a Blood Conservation Center. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2004;77:626-34.

Lee Y, Malovany R, Goldweit R. Massive Bilateral Hemothorax and Shock by Penetration of Broken Sternal Wire Into Ascending Aorta c (submitted for publication).

Moskowitz DM, McCullough JN, Shander A, Klein JJ, Bodian CA, Goldweit RS, Ergin MA. The Impact of Blood Conservation on Outcomes in Cardiac Surgery: Is it Safe and Effective? Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 2010;90:451-458.

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"Best medical professional"


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"Both of my doctors are verysweet and very kind and take very good care of me."


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5.0 March 2024

"After extensive open heart surgery, I choose dr goldweit to be my cardiologist . I am proud that I chose well. He is probably the best physician I have ever had interaction with. He has an extremely positive reaction to me as a patient and that makes all the difference."


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5.0 February 2024

"There are very stressful situations in my family that have been ongoing for a while. Dr. Goldweit always listens with compassion while discussing best plans for optimal health."


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5.0 February 2024

"Dr Goldweit is a caring, excellent cardiologist with phenomenal diagnostic skills"