Dr. Richard Bleicher, MD

Dr. Richard Bleicher, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Richard Bleicher, MD is a general surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in general surgery.

333 Cottman Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19111

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Bleicher's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

25  Conditions Treated

18  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hernia Repair
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Mercy Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • John Wayne Cancer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Mercy Hospital-Research Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bleicher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bleicher's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bleicher to family and friends
8 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bleicher's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

My love for Fox Chase Cancer Center lead me to Dr. Bleicher when I was diagnosed with Stage 3 Breast Cancer in Feb 2017. I came to him an emotional wreck, & left very optimistic that I was going to beat it!! He offered surgical options & a treatment plan which included a full team of colleagues...more
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He failed to remove my primary site of cancer after 2 surgeries ( although it was clearly identifiable to outside doctors). When asked how this happened he blamed it on me and that I had gotten another opinion and had my biopsies done elsewhere prior to having him do the surgery. I would avoid him...more
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Highly recommended. Knowledgeable, caring and reliable. From the first visit over 6 years ago, Dr Bleicher has been my biggest cheerleader. He assesses and quickly determines game plan. Very motivating just when it's needed. Takes special care to ensure all parts of your needs are met even...more
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My sister was recently diagnosed with breast cancer after a few opinions we went to see Dr. Bleicher. He is so knowledgable and made sure we understood all our options and took so much time with us. He is a wonderful surgeon and has a great spirit as well. We are so grateful to have him as her...more
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