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Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
37 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(17)
Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Shemin is Excellent. Dr. Shemin has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
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Promptness 4.0
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Courteous Staff 4.4
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
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Bedside Manner 4.0
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Spends Time with Me 4.0
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Follows Up After Visit 4.4
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Shemin, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 32 areas:
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Carotid Artery Diseases (CAD)
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Angioplasty & Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Heart Aneurysm
  • Heart Cancer
  • Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Heart Diseases
  • Heart Transplantation
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Education & Awards

Dr. Shemin graduated from Boston University . He has 5 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Coronary Artery Bypass
Coronary Disease
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2005 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Los Angeles, CA
Thoracic Surgeon

Affiliations

Dr. Shemin has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Santa Monica - UCLA Medical Center 
  • UCLA Medical Center 

Languages

  • Cantonese
  • Haitian Creole
  • Albanian
  • Vietnamese
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Greek
  • French
  • Chinese
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard J Shemin MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 37 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Richard J. Shemin practice?
Dr. Richard Shemin has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Shemin practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Los Angeles, CA.
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