Richard Pacca, M.D., F.A.C.C.

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What Dr. Pacca loves most about being a cardiologist is that he believes cardiology is a field of medicine where patients can genuinely make dramatic improvements in their medical condition.
Dr. Pacca has a new adorable son named Benjamin and a 3 year old son named Brandon. Dr. Pacca loves traveling and has backpacked through Europe, has been on a Mediterranean cruise for his honeymoon and has taken his parents on an Italian cruise. He also enjoys playing tennis and running.


  • Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA


  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA


  • Medical Degree: University of Miami, School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate Degree: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL


  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine


  • Fellow, The American College of Cardiology
  • American Medical Association
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Clinical Skills Instructor Certification (University of Miami)
  • Anderson Scholar (University of Florida)
  • Golden Key Honor Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi


  • Pacca RJ, Maddukuri PP, Pandian NG, Kuvin JT. Echocardiographic detection of intrapulmonary shunting in a patient with hepatopulmonary syndrome: case report and review of the literature. Echocardiography: A Journal of CV Ultrasound and Allied Tech. 2006;23:56-59.
  • Pacca RJ, Han HH, Patel AR, Karas RH, Kuvin JT. The independent relationship between obesity and endothelial function. Abstract presented in poster form at the Tufts University Research Days 2005-2006 Cardiovascular Disease, Obesity, and Diabetes Poster Presentations; Abstract accepted in poster form at the American Heart Association 7th Annual Conference on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology in Denver, Colorado; April 27-29, 2006.

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