> Richard Bleicher, MD, FACS

Richard Bleicher, MD, FACS



Richard Bleicher, MD, FACS, is an associate professor in the Department of Surgical Oncology at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, Pa. He is also the program director for the institution’s Society of Surgical Oncology-accredited Breast Fellowship Program, and the Leader of the Center’s Breast Service Line. His fellowship training was in surgical oncology at the John Wayne Cancer Institute, and his clinical practice is entirely confined to patients with breast disease. 

He serves on committee, as a site surveyor for and on the Board of Directors of the American College of Surgeons’ National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). He is the current chair of the Society of Surgical Oncology’s Technology and Communications Committee, and serves as a member of the breast Steering Committee of the RTOG. Dr. Bleicher’s areas of clinical research in breast cancer have included breast imaging, decision making, evaluation-associated delays, and health services research.