Richard S. DeMera, M.D.

PREDOCTORAL EDUCATION:

California State University, Fresno 08/1986-06/1991
Fresno, California B.A.
Creighton University School of Medicine 08/1992-06/1996
Omaha, Nebraska M.D.

POSTDOCTORAL EDUCATION:

Internship
St. Mary’s Medical Center 07/1996-06/1997
San Francisco, California Internal Medicine
Residency
St. Mary’s Medical Center 07/1997-06/1999
San Francisco, California Internal Medicine

FELLOWSHIP:

University of California, Davis 07/1999-06/2001
Davis, California Allergy and Immunology

HONORS

Dean’s List, California State University, Fresno, 1986-1991
Floyd L.R. Burks Memorial Scholarship, California State University, Fresno 1987
Outstanding Senior Resident in Internal Medicine, St. Mary’s Medical Center, 1999
Shering/Key Fellowship Scholarship Award, University of California, Davis, 1999

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Allergy and Immunology

LICENSURE

Medical Board of California A 65003

PRACTICE

Central California Ear, Nose and Throat Medical Group 09/2001-09/2007
Fresno, California
DeMera Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Center 09/2007-Present

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
American College of Physicians

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Teaching assistant, Department of Anatomy, California State University, Fresno, 1990-1991
Saint Agnes Hospital Clinic for the Homeless, Poverello House, 1991-1992
Medical Student Recruitment Program, 1993-1995
Health Fair of the Midlands, Volunteer, 1993
Tuberculosis Testing for the Homeless, Dorothy Day Clinic, 1995
St. Mary’s Medical Center, Residency Affairs Committee, President, 1997-1999
St. Mary’s Medical Center Ethics Committee, 1997-1999
Pulse Television Show, Dust Mites, KCRA, Sacramento, California, November 26, 2000

PUBLICATIONS

DeMera, RS, B Ryhal, and ME Gershwin. Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria. Comp Ther. 2001.27: 213-217
Ryhal, B, RS DeMera, Y Shoenfeld, JB Peter, and ME Gershwin. Are Auto Antibodies Present in Patients with Subacute and Chronic Urticaria? J Invest Allergol Clin Immunol. 2001. 11: 16-20.
DeMera, RS. Primary Immunodeficiencies, Chapter 17. Allergy and Immunology Secrets. Ed. Stanley M. Naguwa and M. Eric Gershwin. 2001. Pp 211-224.

RESEARCH

Evaluations of Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department Following Hymenoptera Stings

HOSPITAL STAFF APPOINTMENTS

Clovis Community Hospital, Clovis, California
Fresno Community Hospital, Fresno, California
Kaweah-Delta Hospital, Visalia, California
Saint Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, California
Children’s Hospital Central California, Madera, California