Dr. Richard Blanchar, medical director at Bayview General Medicine & Aesthetics in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has experience in many different fields of medicine, including emergency care, general medicine, and aesthetics. He combines his fields of expertise to provide patients with professional, state-of-the-art, and friendly medical care.
Dr. Blanchar graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1978 from the University of Florida, in Gainesville, Florida with a bachelor of science in chemistry with high honors. He received his medical degree from the College of Medicine at the University of South Florida, Tampa in 1982 after participating in a three-year accelerated program. After graduation, he completed his first-year residency in internal medicine with an emphasis on emergency medical care. After his residency, Dr. Blanchar served as an emergency care physician at several Florida hospitals.
In 1989, Dr. Blanchar founded Bayview General Medicine, which he expanded to include the aesthetics field in the early 2000s, thus becoming Bayview General Medicine & Aesthetics.
Dr. Blanchar has also been recognized as:
- A United States Civil Surgeon
- An FAA Certified Senior Aviation Medical Examiner
- Official Town Physician in 2003 and 2004
Dr. Blanchar prides himself on staying up-to-date on the latest science, research, and technology in his field by routinely completing over 120 hours of medical education each year (physicians are required to participate in at least 30 hours each year).