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About Dr. Ricard Townsend

Dr. Ricard Townsend, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Fresno, CA. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Critical Care Medicine and General Surgery. Dr. Townsend is affiliated with Saint Agnes Medical Center, Children's Hospital Central California and Community Regional Medical Center. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

2823 Fresno St
Fresno, CA 93721
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Dr. Ricard Townsend has the following 2 specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine

    Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
    Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Ricard Townsend has the following 6 expertise

  • Head Trauma (Craniocerebral Trauma)
  • Multiple Organ Failure
  • Multiple Trauma
  • Nonpenetrating Wounds
  • Thoracic Injuries
  • Wounds and Injuries

Dr. Ricard Townsend has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Ricard Townsend is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Saint Agnes Medical Center
  • Children's Hospital Central California
  • Community Regional Medical Center
  • Clovis Community Hospital
  • Community Med Ctr Fresno
  • Community Medical Centers
  • Education

    32 Years Experience

  • University Of Massachusetts Medical School

    Graduated in 1981

  • Allegheny General Hospital


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Ricard Townsend accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS

Locations & Directions

2823 Fresno St, Fresno, CA
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