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Specialties

Dr. Richard Lopchinsky has the following 2 specialties

  • Surgical Oncology

    Surgical oncologists play various roles in treating cancer. They can perform biopsies to determine if a tumor is cancerous or not. If it is, they’re trained to remove the tumor, tissue, and in some cases, all or part of an organ or bodily structure where the cancer has spread. In addition to removing cancer, they can perform any reconstructive surgeries that may be necessary.
    Many surgical oncologists specialize in certain types of cancer, such as liver, lung or breast. Don’t be afraid to ask them what they have the most experience treating. When looking for a doctor, it’s important to know that general surgeons are also qualified to perform many of the same surgeries. However, surgical oncologists have specific training in recognizing and treating cancer, which some patients prefer.

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    (2014)

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    (2014)

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    (2014)

  • Expertise

    4 Expertise

  • Breast Cancer
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Thyroid Diseases
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Lopchinsky is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Phoenix VA Health Care System

    650 E Indian School Rd
    Phoenix, AZ 85012

  • Amer College of Surgeons Amer Soc of Breast Disease Amer Thyroid Asso Amer Soc of Head & Neck Sur
  • Education

    41 Years Experience

  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1975

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Residency

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