Richard DeFelice, MD, MPH

Specialty:

Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Infectious Disease

Language(s) Spoken:

English

Joined PMA:

September 1982

About the Physician

Richard DeFelice, MD, MPH is an experienced physician specializing in pulmonary disease, infectious disease, and critical care medicine. He has participated in numerous clinical trials for the treatment of pulmonary and infectious diseases.  He is a frequent lecturer to the Dignity Health Family Practice Residency program and other physician groups on a variety of topics.

 

When he is not working (he is a fixture at Methodist Hospital of Sacramento), He enjoys spending time with his wife, four “great kids” and two grandchildren. Dr. DeFelice enjoys international travel and is an avid golfer. He also enjoys reading and politics.

SEES PATIENTS AT:

1485 River Park Dr, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95815
Hours | Phone Numbers

Education

Fellowship – Pulmonary Disease, 1981-1982
University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
Tucson, Arizona

 

Fellowship – Infectious Disease, 1979-1981
University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
Tucson, Arizona

 

Residency – Internal Medicine, 1977-1979
University of Arizona Health Sciences Center and Veterans Administration Hospital
Tucson, Arizona

 

Internship, 1974-1975
University of Arizona Health Sciences Center and Veterans Administration Hospital,
Tucson, Arizona

 

MD, 1974
Loyola Stritch School of Medicine,
Maywood, Illinois

 

BS in Biology, 1970
New York University, Washington Square Campus
New York, New York

 

Master of Public Health, 1992-1996
Medical College of Wisconsin
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

SEES PATIENTS AT:

1485 River Park Dr, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95815
Hours | Phone Numbers

Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, Subspecialty Board of Infectious Disease
Diplomate, Subspecialty Board of Pulmonary Medicine
Diplomate, Subspecialty Board of Critical Care Medicine

Diplomate, National Board of Medial Examiners, Parts I, II, III

Leadership

Staff Physician, 9/1982 to Present
Methodist Hospital
Sacramento, California

  • Medical Director of Infection Control, March 1985 to Present
  • Chair, Department of Medicine, 1985-1987
  • Chair, Infection Control Committee, 1985 to Present
  • Chair, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, 1985 to Present
  • Chief of Staff, 1996 for 2 years
  • Vice Chief of Staff, 1994-1995
  • Chair, Quality Assurance Committee, 1994
  • Member, Investigational Review Board, 1992
  • Member, Critical Care Committee, 1989-1991

Staff Physician, 9/1982 to Present
Sutter Medical Center Sacramento (Sutter General and Sutter Memorial Hospitals)
Sacramento, California

  • Medical Director of Infection Control, 1989 to Present
  • Chair, Infection Control Committee, 1985 to Present
  • Chair, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, 1995 to Present
  • Section Chief, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, 1998 to1999
  • Chair, Antibiotic Control Committee, 1985

 

Staff Physician, 9/1982 to Present
Mercy General Hospital
Sacramento, California

  • Chair, Antibiotic Control Committee, 1985

SEES PATIENTS AT:

1485 River Park Dr, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95815
Hours | Phone Numbers

Professional Associations

President, Greater Sacramento Epidemiology Society, 1994
American College of Physicians
California Thoracic Society
Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society
Society of Hospital Epidemiology of America
Greater Sacramento Epidemiology Society
Infectious Disease Society of America
Sacramento Infectious Disease Society

SEES PATIENTS AT:

1485 River Park Dr, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95815
Hours | Phone Numbers