Dr. Richard Isaacs, MD

Dr. Richard Isaacs, MD

Head & Neck Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Richard Isaacs, MD is a head & neck surgical oncology specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in head & neck surgical oncology, ear, nose, and throat, and more.Read his story

6600 Bruceville Rd

Sacramento, CA 95823

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(916) 688-2510

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  • Kaiser Permanente

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This content was provided by Dr. Isaacs "I joined Kaiser Permanente in 1995 and have Advanced Certification in Head and Neck Oncologic Surgery. My specialties include: orbital, nasal, and maxillofacial surgery, as well as thyroid and parathyroid surgery. I function as a regional resource for the management of advanced tumors of the head and neck and provide the otolaryngologic approach for tumors at the skull base. Additionally, I am trained in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive surgery and perform rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, otoplasty, and rhytidectomy. I have an interest in post-tumor facial reconstruction and facial reanimation surgery. I am a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and also a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. I received my Bachelor of Science degree, with Distinction, from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and my Doctor of Medicine degree, with Honors, from Wayne State University in Detroit. Then, I completed my Otolaryngology training in New York at the Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital / New York Hospital-Cornell Medical College. Subsequently, I received additional Head and Neck Oncologic and Skull Base Surgical training from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and The University of California, Davis. I am also a 2004 graduate of the Kenan-Flagler School of Business Advanced Leadership Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and the University of California, San Francisco, CHCF Advanced Leadership Program. Roles and ResponsibilitiesIn April of 2005, I was appointed to the Physician-In-Chief and Chief-of-Staff positions for the South Sacramento and Elk Grove Medical Facilities. I am very fortunate to be able to continue my head and neck surgical practice and I greatly enjoy my administrative position as well. I provide leadership to our 450 physicians/providers and more than 2000 nurses and staff who care for the 200,000 Kaiser Permanente members in the South Sacramento/Elk Grove area. I am confident that we will ensure your well-being and maintain your health. Your experience will demonstrate that the physician-led integrated medical delivery system of Kaiser Permanente, where physicians partner with a hospital and health plan organization, allows for superior quality, exceptional outcomes, and personalized service. When combined with the power of our advanced medical information technology systems, Kaiser Permanente has become a model for health care in our nation. CredentialsMedical Education Wayne State University, Detroit, MIResidency Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital, New York, NYResidency Cornell University School of Medicine, New York, NYFellowship UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CAFellowship UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, CABoard certification Otolaryngology, american board of otolaryngologyAwardsAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology Presidential Award for scientific work on Skull Base Surgical Approaches to Distal Carotid Artery AneurismsChosen as one of the top Otolaryngologists in Northern California by Sacramento MagazineTop Doctor by the American Consumer Reports survey of American PhysiciansA national top physician selected by Key Professionals Organization (Super Doctors)Affiliations"
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3  Specialties

  • Head & Neck Surgical Oncology
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

14  Conditions Treated

  • Cancer
  • Cancer of Floor of Mouth
  • Cancer Treatment Complications
  • Cancer-Related Conditions
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Jaw Tumor
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Paranasal Sinus Cancer
  • Pharyngeal Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer

1  Procedures

  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Cornell Med Coll, Meml Sloan-Kettering Canc Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Manhattan E E T Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Providence Hospital Med Ctrs
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Uc Davis Mc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

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Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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