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Richard Virgilio, MD

General Surgeon

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  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Christian Virgilio is a renowned general surgeon in Torrance, California. He received his medical diploma from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in 1986. (Prior to that, he received training in Biology and the title Bachelor of Science at Loyola Marymount University). After getting his medical degree, he did an internship in general surgery at Harbor – UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Virgilio completed his medical education with a residency in general surgery at Harbor – UCLA Medical Center and a fellowship in vascular surgery at Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education. He is certified by the American Board in surgery and vascular surgery. His subspecialty is general surgery. This doctor works at Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He was awarded 36 honors, including: teacher of the year at the Vascular Surgery Faculty in 2012, Southern California Super Doctors in 2012 and Best Doctors in 2013 and a lot of other honors. He has published a huge number of articles in collaboration with other doctors. Besides English, he can speak Spanish and Swedish.

  • Education & Training


    University of Maryland School of Medicine

    Medical School

  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Surgery