Richard Wright is currently President of the Pacific Heart Institute in Santa Monica, CA. He previously served as Director of the Heart Institute at Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica and on clinical faculty at a previous medical center.
He has served as President of the American College of Cardiology, California Chapter, and on the Medical Advisory Board at the Los Angeles Zoo, where he served as the cardiologist for the Great Apes.
Dr. Wright is a renowned lecturer and was a co-author of the U.S. guideline on management of patients with heart failure. A recipient of the Specialist of the Year Award from the American College of Cardiology, California, he continues to be listed in peer surveys as one of the top cardiologists in the state.
Harvard Medical School 1977
LAC+USC Medical Center 1978
Brigham and Women's Hospital 1981
Brigham and Women's Hospital Cardiology 1984
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine