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Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Saxon, MD is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Vascular & Interventional Radiology.

  • He has special expertise in 23 areas:
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Arterial Occlusive Diseases
  • Balloon Angioplasty (Coronary Angioplasty)
  • Biliary Tract Diseases
  • Blood Clot (Thrombosis)
  • Cancer Chemoembolization (Therapeutic Chemoembolization)
  • Dialysis Access Surgery
  • Esophageal Stenosis
  • Fistula
  • Interventional Radiography
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases (Peripheral Artery Disease)
  • Portal Hypertension
  • Radiology
  • Spinal Fractures
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Education & Awards

Dr. Saxon graduated from University of California at Los Angeles. He has 8 awards.

Elected Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society - UCLA School of Medicine 1987
Certificate of Merit Exhibit - Z-Stents, Radiological Society of North America 1992
Regents Scholarship - UCLA School of Medicine 1983
Certificate of Merit Exhibit - MRI Imaging, American Roentgen Ray Society 1985
Distinguished Reviewer, Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 1994,1995
Cum Laude Exhibit - TIPS Patency, Radiological Society of North America 1993
Elected Fellow, SCVIR 1999
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)


Dr. Saxon has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 
  • UC San Diego Health System 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Rigler Saxon MD is a male Diagnostic Radiologist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Diagnostic Radiology and Vascular & Interventional Radiology.
Where does Dr. Richard R. Saxon practice?
Dr. Richard Saxon has 11 office locations.
Dr. Richard Saxon practices Diagnostic Radiology and Vascular & Interventional Radiology near Oceanside, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Vista, CA and Del Mar, CA.
See Oceanside Radiologists.