Marc M. Sedwitz, MD FACS

Board Certified in General and Vascular Surgery

Dr. Marc Sedwitz has been practicing medicine since 1983 and has been board-certified in Surgery in 1985. He received his medical degree from Boston University in 1978. He trained in general surgery at New York Hospital, the teaching hospital for Cornell University from 1978 to 1983. Dr. Sedwitz specialized in vascular surgery at the prestigious University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Sedwitz also completed additional oncologic training at Sloan-Kettering in New York City, arguably the best cancer center in the United States. He held an academic appointment at University of California, San Diego Medical Center before entering private practice.

Dr. Sedwitz's interests encompass general, vascular, venous disease and trauma surgery. He was Chief of Staff at Scripps Memorial Hospital in 2010 and 2011, Current President of Scripps Ximed Medical Center and is an active trauma team physician at Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla and performs all the general surgery for the group.

Dr. Sedwitz has had additional training in oncologic specialty at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Associate Professor of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego County Medical Society "Top Docs" Award Winner, Honorable Awards from San Diego Magazine, "Top Docs", from 2008-2014.


Rae L. Richard, CRNP

Board Certified Adult and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Rae Richard joined Pacific Coast Vascular in 1999. She attended Point Loma Nazarene University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and Music. She spent much of her nursing career at Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla working in cardiology and later managing an Infusion Therapy team. She returned to school and in 1998 graduated with honors from the prestigious University of San Diego with a Master's of Science as an Adult Nurse Practitioner. She subsequently obtained board certification as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, as well as advanced training in surgery to function as a surgical first assistant.