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Richard R. Heuser, MD, FACC, FACP, FESC, FSCAI

Internal Medicine


Interventional Cardiology

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Phoenix Heart Center

555 North 18th Street
Suite 300
Phoenix , AZ 85006
Phone: 602-234-0004


Board-certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine, Dr. Heuser is an internationally-recognized cardiologist, inventor, educator and author, and is one of the early pioneers of the angioplasty procedure. A diplomat of the American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases and American Board of Interventional Cardiology, he has more than 30 years of private practice, medical administration and clinical teaching experience.

With nearly 30 patents granted or pending for different catheters, stents and other medical devices, Dr. Heuser has served as principal investigator to research the safety and/or effectiveness of more than 100 medical devices and more than 70 pharmaceutical products. In addition to participating in the more than 150 research studies, Dr. Heuser has authored more than 400 articles, textbooks and medical manuscripts, and is frequently invited to international medical conferences to present the findings of research developed in Phoenix.

Dr. Heuser received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin, School of Medicine in Madison, Wis., and completed his medicine internship and residency, as well as his cardiology fellowship, at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md. He currently serves as chief of cardiology at St. Luke’s Medical Center, and as the professor of medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.