Richard Defelice, MD, MPH, is an experienced Physician specializing in Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, and Infectious Disease at Pulmonary Medicine Associates. Dr. Defelice joined PMA in September 1982, and he provides exceptional care to all patients alongside a team of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Specialists.
Since September 1982, Dr. Defelice has served as Staff Physician at Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento and as Chair Antibiotic Control Committee since 1985. In addition, he has held the following positions at Methodist Hospital in Sacramento:
He also worked as Staff Physician at Sutter Medical Center Sacramento (Sutter General and Sutter Memorial Hospitals) in Sacramento, California, as:
Dr. Defelice has participated in numerous clinical trials for the treatment of pulmonary and infectious diseases. He is a frequent lecturer on various topics at the Dignity Health Family Practice Residency program and other physician groups.
When Dr. Defelice is not working (he is a fixture at Methodist Hospital of Sacramento), he adores spending time with his wife, four great kids, and grandchildren.
Dr. DeFelice is an avid golfer who enjoys international travel, reading, and politics.