Lung Specialist Joins Oklahoma Heart Hospital Physicians


OKLAHOMA CITY—Oklahoma Heart Hospital Physicians (OHHP) announced the appointment of cardiovascular and pulmonary specialist Dr. Richard Wood to the OHHP office located at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital North Campus. Oklahoma Heart Hospital Physicians, formerly known at Oklahoma Cardiovascular Specialists (OCA), is the largest group of cardiovascular specialists in Oklahoma and one of the largest in the nation dedicated to diagnosing and treating diseases of the heart, pulmonary, and vascular systems.

“Dr. Wood brings an outstanding resume and depth of clinical knowledge to our cardiovascular group of physicians,” noted Dr. John Harvey, CEO/President of Oklahoma Heart Hospital. “The addition of specialists in such fields as pulmonology adds a critical dimension to the quality of care our patients receive. We are constantly redefining the perimeters of care we offer at Oklahoma Heart Hospital and physicians such as Dr. Wood play a vital role in that effort.”

Prior to coming to Oklahoma Heart Hospital Physicians office, Dr. Wood served as a pulmonologist at Norman Regional Health System. He began his professional career in private practice in Edmond and Oklahoma City.

Dr. Wood earned his osteopathic degree from Oklahoma State University college of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship at Columbia Medical Center in Dallas and his residency at the OU Medical Center. His fellowship work in pulmonary and critical care medicine was also completed at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.

In July 2010, Oklahoma Cardiovascular Associates became OHH Physicians, growing to one of the largest cardiovascular specialty physician groups in the nation. Oklahoma Heart Hospital Physicians has 56 physicians working in 46 clinics throughout Oklahoma including Oklahoma Heart Hospital and Oklahoma Heart Hospital South Campus. OHH Physicians specialize in cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, electrophysiology, vascular medicine and pulmonology.

Lung Specialist Joins Oklahoma Heart Hospital Physicians

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