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About Dr. Richard J Bleicher
Dr. Richard J Bleicher, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Philadelphia, PA. He has 24 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery and Surgical Oncology. Dr. Bleicher is affiliated with Abington Jefferson Health, Bryn Mawr Hospital and Hahnemann University Hospital. Dr. Bleicher has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Richard J Bleicher 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.
- Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
- Breast Cancer
- Clinical Research
- Metastatic Breast Cancer
- Male Breast Cancer
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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He performed a partial mastectomy and a reexcision and failed to even come close to removing my primary site of cancer. This was discovered during my preradiation mammogram. When questioned about it he recommended a biopsy and then blamed me for having gotten other opinions prior. I ended up needed a complete mastectomy which my new surgeon did without any further tests as she was confident the tumor was still there ( which it was). Stay away from him!!
I feel very grateful to Dr. Bleicher. He was the third opinion I sought after an abnormal mammogram in 2008. He was the only doctor of the three who dug deeper and discovered that I had invasive cancer in my breast. He was kind and considerate. I am coming up on my five year survival date and I thank him for his care and dedicated work.
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2011)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2013, 2011)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Dr. Bleicher is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
24 Years Experience
Temple University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1994
Dr. Richard J Bleicher accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Select
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
- Capital BC PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
- Geisinger Health Plan
- Highmark Community Blue PPO
- Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER2
- Horizon Direct Access
- Horizon HMO
- Horizon OMNIA
- Horizon POS
- Horizon PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- IBC Keystone HMO POS
- IBC Personal Choice PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- QualCare HMO
- QualCare PPO
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Locations & DirectionsFox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Ave, Philadelphia, PA
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