Dr. Richard J Massen MD Surgeon

Dr. Richard Massen is a surgeon in Asheville, North Carolina and is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and has been in practice for 25 years. Dr. Massen accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Holy Cross Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Hospital Affiliation

Holy Cross Hospital

Education & Medical Training

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1989–1992

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1992–1999

University of New Mexico
Fellowship, Surgical Critical Care, 1999–2000

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Class of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgical Critical Care

NM State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Antiretroviral-induced hepatic steatosis and lactic acidosis: case report and review of the literature.
Ellozy, S., Massen, R., Chao, L., Divino, C. M.

Mesomelic dysplasia of the upper extremities associated with other abnormalities: a new syndrome?
Kozlowski, K., Bacha, L., Brachimi, L., Massen, R.

A new type of spondylo-metaphyseal dysplasia--Algerian type. Report of five cases.
Kozlowski, K., Bacha, L., Massen, R., Ayati, M., Sator, S., Brahimi, L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS New Mexico PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lovelace Health Plan PPO
  • Presbyterian Commercial
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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