Robert J Richardson

Robert J Richardson, MD

UFHealth Physician

Department: MD-SURG-TCV CFH LEESBURG
Business Phone: (352) 787-9838
Business Email: rrichardson2@ufl.edu

About Robert J Richardson

Robert J. Richardson, MD, is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon at UF Health Cardiothoracic Surgery – Leesburg.

Dr. Richardson attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He completed a general surgery residency at Kaiser Foundation Hospitals in Los Angeles, California, and received his training in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, and Denver Children’s Hospital in Denver.

Prior to joining UF Health, Dr. Richardson was a faculty member at Baylor University in Houston, where he taught and practiced general, cardiovascular and trauma surgery at Ben Taub General Hospital and Methodist Hospital until he entered private practice. Dr. Richardson has been performing open heart surgeries in Leesburg since 1998.

In addition to his clinical and surgical expertise, Dr. Richardson is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Board Certifications

  • Surgery
    American Board of Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care
    American Board of Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
    American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Subspecialties
  • Cardiovascular Disease
Areas of Interest
  • Atrial fibrillation or flutter
  • Heart bypass surgery
  • Lung surgery
  • Mitral valve surgery – open

Education

Residency in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1992-1994 · Baylor University
Residency in General Surgery
1985-1989 · Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
Internship in General Surgery
1984-1985 · Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
Medical Degree
1980-1984 · Baylor University
Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry
1976-1980 · University of Houston

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 787-9838
Emails:
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
700 DOCTORS CT
LEESBURG FL 34748