Dr. Richard Picciocca, MD

Dr. Richard Picciocca, MD

Thoracic Surgery | Male | 46 years old

The board certified surgeons at Suncoast Surgical Associates, P.A. have accrued over twenty five years of experience caring for general and thoracic surgical patients. Providing the highest quality of care to our patients is of paramount importance. This begins with a thorough pre-operative assessment during which all options including non-operative approaches are explored and given full consideration. For those patients who require surgery, we strive to provide the safest, most advanced operative techniques. These include complex laparoscopic, thoracoscopic and cutting edge robotic interventions. Our meticulous attention to all aspects of clinical care continues throughout the entire post-operative period. We feel personally invested in each of our patients and one of our surgeons is available at all hours in order to assure continuity of care.Read more

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The board certified surgeons at Suncoast Surgical Associates, P.A. have accrued over twenty five years of experience caring for general and thoracic surgical patients. Providing the highest quality of care to our patients is of paramount importance. This begins with a thorough pre-operative assessment during which all options including non-operative approaches are explored and given full consideration. For those patients who require surgery, we strive to provide the safest, most advanced operative techniques. These include complex laparoscopic, thoracoscopic and cutting edge robotic interventions. Our meticulous attention to all aspects of clinical care continues throughout the entire post-operative period. We feel personally invested in each of our patients and one of our surgeons is available at all hours in order to assure continuity of care.Read more

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Dr. Picciocca's Care Philosophy

The board certified surgeons at Suncoast Surgical Associates, P.A. have accrued over twenty five years of experience caring for general and thoracic surgical patients. Providing the highest quality of care to our patients is of paramount importance. This begins with a thorough pre-operative assessment during which all options including non-operative approaches are explored and given full consideration. For those patients who require surgery, we strive to provide the safest, most advanced operative techniques. These include complex laparoscopic, thoracoscopic and cutting edge robotic interventions. Our meticulous attention to all aspects of clinical care continues throughout the entire post-operative period. We feel personally invested in each of our patients and one of our surgeons is available at all hours in order to assure continuity of care.

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  •  Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
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  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Cancer
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abscess
  • Adhesions
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Appendicitis
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fistula
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Hernia
  • Intestinal Diseases
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Small Intestine Disorders
  • Small Intestine Diverticulosis
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine

    Graduated in 2001

  • Internship Hospital
    Albany Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    Albany Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Wake Forest University

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Bowel Resection
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Exploratory Surgery
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thoracotomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery