Richard Applegate, M.D.

Richard L. Applegate, M.D.




  • Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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4150 V St., Suite 1200
Sacramento, CA 95817
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General Anesthesiology


M.D., Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda CA 1982

B.S., Pacific Union College, Angwin CA 1978

Internship: Anesthesiology, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda CA 1982-1983


Anesthesiology, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda CA 1983-1985


Anesthesiology / Advanced Clinical Anesthesiology, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester MN 1985-1986

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology, 1987

National Board of Echocardiography, Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, 2011

Professional Memberships

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society

American Society of Anesthesiologists

American Society of Echocardiography

California Society of Anesthesiologists

International Anesthesia Research Society

Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists

Honors and Awards

Best Abstract in Category, International Anesthesia Research Society, 2013

Best Abstract in Category, Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care, 2013

Best of Clinical Abstracts finalist; American Society of Anesthesiologists, 2012

Kosaka Award Finalist; International Anesthesia Research Society, 2007

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