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Richard Shemin

Richard J. Shemin, M.D.

University of California Los Angeles
100 UCLA Medical Plaza
Los Angeles, CA  90095
United States
1 310 206-8232
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Boston U Six Year Medical Program(BA,MD1974)
Phi Betta Kappa ,Alpha Omega Alpha
Peter Bent Brigham General Surgery(1974-76,78-80)
NIH,NHLBI, Cardiac Surgery Branch(1976-80)
New York U Med Center Thoracic Residency('80-82)
Brigham & Womens Hospital Staff CT Surgeon;Harvard Med SchoolAsst Prof('80-87)
Chairman Cardiothoracic Surgery Boston Med Center;Professor of Surgery Boston U School of Med(1987-2
Distinguished Robert and Kelly Day Professor and Chief CT Surg; Vice Chair Surg; Co Director CV Center UCLA; David Geffen School of Med; Executive Vice Chairman of Surgery UCLA;
Chairman Adult Cardiac Surgery Workforce;Chairman AATS/STS Taskforcec on Practice and AccessCommitte
Chair - ABTS (2013-2015)
ACS Governor representing the STS, American College of Surgeons

Other Interests

artificial circulatory support
health care policy;outcomes databases
valvular surgery
physician workforce
valve reconstruction ,mitral & aortic
coronary artery disease
minimially invasive surgery
Atrial fibrillation surgery
complex aortic valve and root surgery

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Transcatheter
  • Robotic
  • Cardiac
  • Coronary disease
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Endocarditis
  • Extracorporeal circulation
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory assistance
  • Pericardium
  • Valve disease
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Mitral valve disease
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Pulmonary valve disease
  • ASD
  • Heart Transplant
  • Great vessels
  • Aorta
  • Education
  • History
  • Medical technology
  • Recollections and Tributes