Dr. Richard Defelice, MD

Dr. Richard Defelice, MD

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68 y/o
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Dr. Richard Defelice, MD is an infectious disease specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in infectious disease medicine, critical care medicine, and more.

PMA-Pulmonary Medicine, Infectious Disease and Critical Care Consultants

1485 River Park Dr Ste 200

Sacramento, CA 95815
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Defelice, MD is an infectious disease specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in infectious disease medicine, critical care medicine, and more.

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

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

Education

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

Awards

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

Dr. Defelice's Reviews

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

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