Richard Engel, MD

Richard C. Engel, MD, is a Southern California native who has been in practice as an anesthesiologist at Palomar Health for 40 years. He is an active member of the medical staff at Palomar Medical Center, and has served as the hospital's Chief of Staff and Chairman of the Department of Anesthesia and Operating Room Committee. 

Dr. Engel graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine, and he completed an internship, residency and fellowship in Cardiothoracic Anesthesia at Emory University in Atlanta.

He is currently the Medical Director of Anesthesia Services for Palomar Health, as well as is the current Officer in North County Emergency Medical Associates.