Dr. Richard D. Kimmel
DO, FCCP, FACOS, RPhS
Dr. Richard Kimmel is the owner and founder of The Kimmel Institute, a premier vein treatment, laser and aesthetic practice located in Boca Raton.
A graduate of The Lawrenceville School, Emory University and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr Kimmel has maintained his Thoracic and Vascular Surgical practice in Boca Raton since 1991. His credentials and experience have made The Kimmel Institute a designated training center for other physicians and staff in the use of the Dornier Laser System for vein treatment.
Dr. Kimmel served as the President of The American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS) in 2013 – 2014. The ACOS is committed to assuring excellence in osteopathic surgical care through education, advocacy, leadership development, and the fostering of professional and personal relationships. In addition, he remains actively involved, both locally and nationally, in promoting better healthcare policies and practices through the ACOS, FOMA and the AOA.
Dr Kimmel has help previous positions with the ACOS including serving on the Board of Governors from 2006 through 2015. He was President-elect from 2012-13, President of the organization from 2013-2014, and Immediate Past President from 2014-15, when his term-limit expired. He is a Fellow of both the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and the American College of Chest Physicians, and has held positions as a Clinical Investigator with the NIH, an Affiliate Member of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center of the University of South Florida and as an Assistant Clinical Instructor for Surgery at the Nova-Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Davie, FL. In addition, he has served on and held leadership positions at several local hospitals in committees such as Cancer Committee, Surgical Review Committee and Utilization Review Committee.