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Richard Byrd, MD

Richard A. Byrd,


Dr. Byrd provides Critical Care coverage for the group at Sunrise Hospital.

Education and Training

Dr. Byrd graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona with a BS in Chemical Engineering and Material Science. He then worked for Shell Oil Co. as an engineer for several years before going to medical school at St. Louis University, St Louis, Missouri. He completed residency in Surgery. Anesthesiology and fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at SUNY Health Science Center, Syracuse, New York. Dr. Byrd started the Trauma Anesthesia Service at Sunrise Hospital in January 2005 and now practices anesthesia in addition to critical medicine at Sunrise Hospital.


Professional Societies

  • American Society of Anesthesiology
  • American Society of Critical Care Medicine


Dr. Byrd has been married for greater than 30 years, has three grown sons. Enjoys surfing, competitive revolver shooting and dog breeding.