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Richard W. Long, MD, FACS

Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, UPMC Hamot Richard W. Long

Richard W. Long, MD, is senior vice president and chief medical officer at UPMC Hamot. From 2006 until November 2008, he served as co-chief executive officer and chief medical officer at the Regional Cancer Center in Erie, Pa. He is a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon who practiced at Hamot Flagship CVT Surgeons.

Dr. Long is also co-founder of the multidisciplinary lung cancer clinic at the Regional Cancer Center. He is vice chairman of the EmergyCare Board, member of the Surgery Center Board, and a member of the Cleveland Health Network Managed Care and Quality Alliance boards.

After graduating with honors from Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y., and McGill University Medical School in Montreal, Dr. Long completed residencies in general surgery and cardiovascular and thoracic surgeries at the Royal Victoria Hospital and McGill University Medical Center. He is certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, American College of Surgeons, American College of Cardiology, and American College of Chest Physicians. Dr. Long is a published author and participant in numerous publications, research activities, abstracts, and presentations.

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