Dr. Richard John Coughlin MD

Dr. Richard Coughlin is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Los Gatos, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including El Camino Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital. He received his medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC and has been in practice for 32 years. He is one of 4 doctors at El Camino Hospital and one of 5 at Good Samaritan Hospital who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Colon & Rectal Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Sansum Medical Clinic
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1990–1991

Swedish Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1982–1983

Swedish Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1985–1989

Keck School of Medicine of USC
Class of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Time intervals in the treatment of fractured femurs as indicators of the quality of trauma systems.
Matityahu, A.,Elliott, I.,Marmor, M.,Caldwell, A.,Coughlin, R.,Gosselin, R. A.

Representation of developing countries in orthopaedic journals: a survey of four influential orthopaedic journals.
Aluede, E. E., Phillips, J., Bleyer, J., Jergesen, H. E., Coughlin, R.


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