Dr. Rie Aihara MD Surgeon

Dr. Rie Aihara is a surgeon in Fort Myers, Florida and is affiliated with Lee Memorial Hospital. She received her medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC and has been in practice for 21 years. Dr. Aihara accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 20 doctors at Lee Memorial Hospital who specialize in Surgery. She also speaks multiple languages, including Japanese.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Breast

Hospital Affiliation

Lee Memorial Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Tufts Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1994–1997

Tufts Medical Center
Internship, General Surgery, 1993–1994

Keck School of Medicine of USC
Class of 1993

Tufts Medical Center
Chief Residency, General Surgery, 1997–1998

Boston Univ Med Ctr
Fellowship, Trauma/Critical Care, 1998–2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 14 years in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 13 years in Surgical Critical Care

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Case of traumatic tension urohemothorax.
Weber, S. M., Aihara, R., Hirsch, E. F.

Organ-specific changes in high-energy phosphates after hemorrhagic shock and resuscitation in the rat.
Keller, M. E., Aihara, R., LaMorte, W. W., Hirsch, E. F.

Guidelines for improving nutritional delivery in the intensive care unit.
Aihara, R., Schoepfel, S. L., Curtis, A. R., Blansfield, J. S., Burke, P. A., Millham, F. H., Hirsch, E. F.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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