Leone, Richard J.
Skagit Regional Health Provider

Richard J. Leone, MD, PhD, FACS

Thoracic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Surgical Services

Overview

Dr. Leone earned a PhD in cardiovascular physiology at Rutgers University and received his Medical Degree from Rutgers University's Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey. He completed fellowships in Thoracic Surgical Oncology at the Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and in Cardiothoracic Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Cornell University Medical Center in New York and completed his residency in General Surgery at Rutgers University's Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery, and has been elected as a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP).

Dr. Leone is part of a multi-specialty team of healthcare professionals serving northwest Washington, dedicated to serving with compassion and respect, one patient at a time.

Education

  • Medical School
    Rutgers University - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • PhD , Cardiovascular Physiology
    Rutgers University
  • Residency , General Surgery
    Rutgers University - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Fellowship , Thoracic Surgical Oncology
    Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Fellowship , Cardiothoracic Surgery
    New York Presbyterian Hospital – Cornell University Medical Center
  • Research Fellowship , Circulation, Heart & Brain
    Rutgers University - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Practice Locations

Skagit Regional Clinics - Mount Vernon

1400 E. Kincaid Street Mount Vernon, Washington, 98274
Phone
360-428-2500
Fax
360-428-6408

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Diagnosis

  • Airway Stents
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chest Wall Deformities
  • Chest Wall Tumors
  • Diaphragm Hernias
  • Empyema
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
  • Lung (Pulmonary) Nodules
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Mesothelioma
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Navigational Bronchoscopy
  • Pleural effusion
  • Pleurodesis
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis and other Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
  • Rib Fractures
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Sternal Fractures
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Tracheal Masses/Tumors
  • Tracheal Strictures