Richard Blyton Devereux, M.D.
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Richard Blyton Devereux, M.D.


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Gender: Male
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Echocardiography


  • Marfan's Syndrome


Doctor Devereux is Director of the Adult Echocardiography Laboratory at the Weill Cornell Center of the New York Presbyterian Hospital. He has a long-standing clinical and research interest in cardiovascular connective tissue diseases, and has served as Chair of the Professional Advisory Committee of the National Marfan Foundation. In addition to expertise in all aspects of clinical echocardiography, Dr. Devereux conducts extensive research using cardiac ultrasound and other techniques to improve understanding of hypertensive heart disease, valvular heart diseases, cardiac effects of obesity diabetes, the prevalence and mechanisms of cardiovascular diseases in population-based samples and identify genes linked to and potentially responsible for a spectrum of cardiovascular diseases.

A summary of Dr. Devereux's Education, Training and/or Faculty Appointments is listed as following:

1971   M.D. - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

1972   Intern, Internal Medicine - New York and Memorial Hospitals

1974   Resident, Internal Medicine - New York and Memorial Hospitals

1976   Fellow, Cardiology - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

1971 Recipient, Dr. Spencer Morris Prize "to the medical student of the graduating class who shall pass the best examination for the degree of Doctor of Medicine."

1978 Army Commendation Medal

1980-82 Andrew W. Mellon Teacher-Scientist Award

1985-87 Director, American Society of Echocardiography.

1987 Antoine Marfan Research Award, National Marfan Foundation

1993-98 Chair, Professional Advisory Board, National Marfan Foundation

1996-98 Chair, Epidemiology and Disease Control-1 Study Section, National Institutes of Health

1999-01 President, New York Society of Echocardiography

2003 Hero with a Heart Award, National Marfan Foundation and New York Heart Association

2005 Co-Chair, American College of Cardiology Meeting


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease)
  • National Board of Echocardiography

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Professor of Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1971


Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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