Dr. Richard Shemin, MD

Dr. Richard Shemin, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
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Dr. Richard Shemin, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

100 Medical Plaza #730 730

Los Angeles, CA 90095

Contact Information

(310) 206-8232

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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. Shemin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shemin performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shemin performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shemin performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Shemin performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Mitral Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shemin performs Mitral Valve Surgery more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Shemin performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement

Dr. Shemin's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement With Robotic Assistance
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Paracentesis
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Exceptional care without exception. Compassion and respect. Golden rule..Treat each patient and their family like my own.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency Hospital
1978
National Institute Health
Fellowship Hospital
1975
Peter Bent Brigham Hsp
Internship Hospital
1974
Boston University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1978
1975
1974

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5.0

Based on 19 reviews

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Dr Shemin and his staff are the best of the best. I had been dreading the day when I would have to have my valve replaced. From the very first phone call, his staff was attentive, professional and helpful. Dr Shemin is kind, and caring he takes time to listen and fully explain the surgery. My...Read More
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Dr. Shemin is friendly, humanistic, and confident. When I was suffering from my heart condition, he explained every detail of the quadruple heart surgery and how I would be able to postpone my life for many more decades. The surgery went perfectly, and the pain was minimal. My recovery was smooth....Read More
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Most amazing doctor you will ever meet. Operated on me for both a bypass and aorta replacement and he was perfect. If you are blessed to have him operate on you, you are in the most qualified hands. Thank you Dr Shemin for giving me life again.
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I just went and saw him am I was very impressed he made me feel very comfortable I have aneurysm at my aortic although I am very scared , he spent a lot of time explaining to me and let me record what he had to say so my children could understand and know confusion he did recommend I have the...Read More
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Very caring. Extremely intelligent. Takes all the time needed. Very dedicated. Very gentle.
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