Dr. Richard Defelice, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine •  Male • Age 70
  
Dr. Defelice

PMA-Pulmonary Medicine, Infectious Disease and Critical Care Consultants

1485 River Park Dr Ste 200 Sacramento, CA 95815

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(916) 325-1040

Dr. Richard Defelice, MD is a Infectious Disease Specialist in Sacramento, CA. He is affiliated with Methodist Hospital of Sacramento. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Defelice to book an appointment.


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  • Low Wait Times
    Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Defelice's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

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Thank you a millions time to Dr Defelice for cleared my father Sinh Vong at Methodist Hospital on May 31, 2018. We are always remember you and we are gratitude with your help. Thank You Sooooooooo much. Daughter of Sinh Vong Evonne Vong
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Dr Defelice did everything he could to get me out of his office, and lacked total empathy. He must have lost his compassion when he graduated from medical school.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Defelice, MD is a Infectious Disease Specialist in Sacramento, CA. He is affiliated with Methodist Hospital of Sacramento. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Defelice to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonology
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Education

Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
Medical School
1996
Medical College Of Wisconsin, Mph
1981
University Of Arizona Health Sciences Center
Fellowship Hospital
1979
University Of Arizona Health Sciences Center and Veterans Administration Hospital
Residency Hospital
1975
University Of Arizona Health Sciences Center and Veterans Administration Hospital
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Media & Publications

  • >The Incidence and Implications of Coccidioduria, 1982
  • >Ketoconazole Treatment of Nonprimary Coccidiodomycosis, 1982
  • >Best practices in Medicine: A Clinical Guide by Northern California Physicians, 1996
  • >Therapy of Cutaneous Coccidiodomycosis with Imidazoles, 1980
  • >Gynecomastia with Ketoconazole, 1981
  • >Fluconazole Therapy for Chronic Disseminated Candidiasis in Patients with leukemia and Prior Amphotericin B Therapy, 1991
  • >Disposition of Ketoconazole, and Oral Antifungal in Man, 1982

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Methodist Hospital of Sacramento

Sacramento, CA

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

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