Dr. Richard J Shemin MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Richard Shemin is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Los Angeles, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Boston Medical Center and Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 40 years. Dr. Shemin accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at Boston Medical Center and one of 21 at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1974 - 1976

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1978 - 1980

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Thoracic Surgery, 1980 - 1982

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1976 - 1978

Boston University School of Medicine
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

CHADS2 score predicts atrial fibrillation following cardiac surgery.
Sareh, S.,Toppen, W.,Mukdad, L.,Satou, N.,Shemin, R.,Buch, E.,Benharash, P.

Thoracic surgery practice surveys.
Shemin, R. J.

Molecular basis of recovering on mechanical circulatory support.
Nsair, A.,Liem, D. A.,Cadeiras, M.,Cheng, R. K.,Allareddy, M.,Kwon, M.,Shemin, R.,Deng, M. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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