Richard S. Goldweit, MD

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Related Practices

  • Englewood Cardiology Consultants

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Other Areas of Practice

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


  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Ambulatory Telemetry Monitoring
  • Angiography
  • Atherectomy, Laser, Rotational
  • Balloon Angioplasty
  • Balloon Aortic Valvuloplasty (BAV)
  • Balloon Mitral Valvuloplasty
  • 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 Testing
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • TAVR
  • Thrombectomy
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)

Conditions Treated

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

Locations &


  • Englewood Cardiology Consultants

    177 North Dean Street Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-569-4901
    Fax: 201-569-6111


Insurances Accepted

Below is a list of the insurance plans that your provider participates in. It is very important that you contact your insurance company prior to receiving services or care. Each health insurance plan is different and some provide different levels of coverage: only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)


  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health


  • Amerivantage
  • Amerigroup Medicaid


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


  • APWU Health Plan


  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Health


  • CoreSource


  • CCN


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

Empire BCBS

  • Blue Access Network
  • Blue Priority
  • Direct HMO
  • Direct PPO
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Pathway EPO
  • Pathway HMO
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Prism
  • Silver
  • Total Blue

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health


  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

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

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid


  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)


  • Medicaid NJ


  • Medicare NJ


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

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO


  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits


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


  • Choice Care
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • Oscar
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker’s Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

TRICARE North Region

  • DVA


  • UMR


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

United Healthcare Community and State

  • United Healthcare Community and State Medicare
  • United Healthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ Family Care)
  • Dual Complete


  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care


About Richard S. 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 &

Education & Degrees

MD: Cornell University Medical College


New York Hospital


New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center, Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology



  • 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.