Dr. Richard Rucker Jr MD, PHD

  • Emergency Medicine Lompoc, CA

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Dr. Richard Rucker Jr, MD, PHD is a Doctor primarily located in Lompoc, CA, with other offices in Fall River, MA and Saint Paul, MN (and 2 other locations). He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Emergency Medicine. Dr. Rucker is affiliated with Lompoc Valley Medical Center, Healtheast Woodwinds Hospital and Healtheast St John's Hospital. He speaks English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Richard Rucker Jr has the following 3 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.

Emergency Medicine

An emergency physician is a doctor who is an expert in handling conditions of an urgent and extremely dangerous nature. These specialists work in the emergency room (ER) departments of hospitals where they oversee cases involving cardiac distress, trauma, fractures, lacerations and other acute conditions.
Emergency physicians are specially trained to make urgent life-saving decisions to treat patients during an emergency medical crisis. These doctors diagnose and stabilize patients before they are either well enough to be discharged, or transferred to the appropriate department for long-term care.


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Locations & Directions

Lompoc Valley Medical Center

1515 E Ocean Ave
Lompoc, CA 93436

795 Middle St
Fall River, MA 02721

3010 Denmark Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55121

5435 Feltl Rd
Hopkins, MN 55343

7030 Valley Creek Plz
Saint Paul, MN 55125

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