Richard Royal, MD

Where I Provide Care

Primary Office

887 Congress ST STE 400
Portland, ME  04102
phone: 207-774-6368
fax: 207-774-9388
43.6547166,-70.2770342
265 Western AVE STE 1
South Portland, ME  04106
phone: 207-661-0100
fax: 207-661-0199

Hospitals

Richard Royal, MD

Richard E Royal, MD

Surgery

Biography
Dr. Royal joined us from the M D Anderson Cancer Center, where he was a tenured Professor in Surgery. Prior to that, he was a Senior Investigator at the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Royal received his medical degree from Oregon Health Sciences University, School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Maryland. He went on to complete several fellowships including two fellowships in Surgical Oncology, at the MD Anderson Cancer Center and the National Cancer Institute. His clinical interests include the care of patients with melanoma and skin cancers, as well as patients with rare GI tumors including peritoneal disease. He is an expert in the delivery of regional therapy for cancer including limb perfusion, liver perfusion and HIPEC. He has extensive research in the immunotherapy of melanoma and pancreas cancer and has been involved in promoting the interdisciplinary care of patients at a national level. He is the recipient of several awards for patient care, including MD Anderson’s Top Performer Award 2017-2019, Patients Choice Award 2012-2018, and the Most Compassionate Doctor Award 2012-13, 2015, 2017-18.
Languages
English

Education & Credentials

Education & Credentials

Board Certifications
  • Surgery, 2001
  • Surgical Oncology, Pursuing
Fellowships
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center, Surgical Oncology, 2003
  • National Cancer Institute of Health, Surgical Oncology, 1994
  • University of Cincinnati Medical School, Pediatric Surgery, 1993
Residencies
  • University of Maryland Medical Center, General Surgery, 2000
  • York Hospital, General Surgery, 1991
Medical Education
  • Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, M.D., 1988

Affiliations

Affiliations

  • Maine Medical Center since 2019
  • Maine Medical Partners since 2019
  • MaineHealth Accountable Care Organization since 2019
  • MaineHealth Cancer Care Network

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