Richard N. Fogoros

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Richard N. Fogoros (commonly referred as DrRich) is a former professor of medicine, and a longtime practitioner, researcher and author in the fields of cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology. He currently makes his living as a consultant in research and development with biomedical companies, and as a writer.

Education and experience[edit]

Richard Fogoros received his bachelor's degree from Duke University (1971), and his doctorate in medicine from Ohio State University (1975). He did postgraduate medical training at the University of Pittsburgh and Stanford University, and has received board certification in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, and electrophysiology.

Richard Fogoros practised and taught clinical cardiology for 20 years, directing cardiac electrophysiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and then at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. He was listed in Best Doctors in America from its inception until he retired from practice. He has authored numerous scientific articles, book chapters, and books. He also directs several internet resources about heart diseases and American healthcare.


  • Antiarrhythmic Drugs: A Practical Guide. 2 ed, 2007
  • Electrophysiologic Testing. 4 ed, 2006
  • Fixing American Healthcare: Wonkonians, Gekkonians, and the Grand Unification Theory of Healthcare. 2007
  • Open Wide and Say Moo! The Good Citizen's Guide to Right Thoughts and Right Actions under Obamacare. 2012

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