Dr. Richard J Fischel MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Richard Fischel is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Orange, California and is affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice for 21 years. He is one of 12 doctors at St. Joseph Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
Education & Medical Training
University of Minnesota at Fairview
Residency, General Surgery, 1984 - 1992
University of Minnesota
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1992 - 1995
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Class of 1984
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
CA State Medical License
Active through 2013
Publications & Presentations
Developing an effective lung cancer program in a community hospital setting.
Fischel, R.J., Dillman, R.O.
Microinvasive resectional sympathectomy using the harmonic scalpel. A more effective procedure with fewer side effects for treating essential hyperhidrosis of the hands, face or axillae.
Fischel, R., Cooper, M., Kramer, D.
Lung volume reduction surgery for emphysema.
Brenner, M., Yusen, R., McKenna, R., Sciurba, F., Gelb, A. F., Fischel, R., Swain, J., Chen, J. C., Kafie, F., Lefrak, S. S.
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1010 W La Veta Ave
Orange, CA 92868
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