Dr. Richard Defelice, MD

Dr. Richard Defelice, MD

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67 y/o
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Dr. Richard Defelice, MD is an infectious disease medicine doctor who practices in Sacramento, CA. He is 67 years old. Dr. Defelice is affiliated with Methodist Hospital of Sacramento and Mercy General Hospital.

PMA-Pulmonary Medicine, Infectious Disease and Critical Care Consultants

1485 River Park Dr Ste 200

Sacramento, CA 95815
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Hill Physicians Medical Group
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Western Health Advantage

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Dr. Defelice's Experience

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  • Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Board certified in Critical Care Medicine, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine and Pulmonology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonology
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Infectious Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Arizona Health Sciences Center and Veterans Administration Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University of Arizona Health Sciences Center and Veterans Administration Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Medical College of Wisconsin, MPH
    Other Education | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • The Incidence and Implications of Coccidioduria, 1982
  • Gynecomastia with Ketoconazole, 1981
  • Best practices in Medicine: A Clinical Guide by Northern California Physicians, 1996
  • 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
  • Ketoconazole Treatment of Nonprimary Coccidiodomycosis, 1982
  • Therapy of Cutaneous Coccidiodomycosis with Imidazoles, 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Defelice accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Hill Physicians Medical Group
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Western Health Advantage

Hospitals where Dr. Defelice has admitting privileges

Methodist Hospital of Sacramento
7500 Hospital Dr
Sacramento, CA 95823
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Mercy General Hospital
4001 J St
Sacramento, CA 95819
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