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Richard Richter, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Richard Richter is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon from San Francisco, California. He has been working in the medical field for the past 39 years. Dr. Richter graduated in 1978 from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He continued with a residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Campus and a fellowship at the same medical institution. He is a is a board-certified specialist in thoracic and cardiac surgery. Dr. Richter contributed to a published study that focused on mitral valve replacement outcomes. He is currently affiliated with the Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center.

    Insurance Accepted

    Kaiser Permanente

  • Education & Training


    University of Chicago Pritzker

    Medical School


    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Campus



    New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell Campus


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (415) 833-2000

    2238 Geary Blvd

    San Francisco, California 94115

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Richard Richter has contributed to 1 publications.

    Analysis of Mitral Valve Replacement Outcomes is Enhanced by Meaningful Clinical Use of Electronic Health Records.

    Chen, J. C.,Pfeffer, T.,Johnstone, S.,Chen, Y.,Kiley, M. L.,Richter, R.,Lee, H.; Perm J. 2013.

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