Dr. Richard Chung, M.D. brings over 40 years of experience to the residents of Wilshire at Lakewood Care Center as Medical Director. Dr. Chung graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and completed his residency at Menorah Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.
Specializing in internal medicine, Dr. Chung’s career includes leadership roles in urban hospitals, where he was the head of emergency room operations, and later served as Chief of Staff. He also cared for patients through his private practice in Blue Springs, Missouri for 30 years.
Dr. Chung is a member of the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA), is certified in Quality Assurance, and maintains a commitment to obtaining nearly 60 credit hours a year in continuing medical education. In addition to supporting the healthcare goals of Wilshire at Lakewood, Dr. Chung is on staff at St. Mary’s Hospital in Blue Springs, and serves as director for other Kansas City area care center facilities