Richard H. Rawson, DO
Dr. Richard H. Rawson is a native of Southern California. He grew up in Mission Viejo, graduating from Mission Viejo High School. He attended Brigham Young University in Provo, UT, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology. He received his medical degree from the Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Iowa. Dr. Rawson completed his residency training at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, WA — part of the University of Washington Family Medicine Residency Network. The University of Washington School of Medicine has been identified as the nation’s top primary-care school in each of the last 18 years by U.S. News & World Report as well as the top medical school in the nation in family medicine and rural medicine training for the past 20 years.
Dr. Rawson was deployed to Afghanistan in 2012-2013 supporting Operation Enduring Freedom as the Squadron Surgeon for the 1st Squadron of the 4th Cavalry Regiment of the US Army.
Dr. Rawson is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and Temecula Medical Group is one of the first direct care practices in the nation. He speaks both English and Spanish.
More About Dr. Rawson
He loves the Lakers, Cowboys, Angels and Dodgers. Loves time with family.
He always wanted to help people. He is driven to not waste a minute — forever grateful for the sacrifice of our men and women in uniform whose lives ended too soon and grateful for their gift of freedom.
He was honored Bronze Star for service while deployed with the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.
Causes he cares about: Wounded Marine, Operation Underground
An osteopathic doctor, or a DO, is a fully licensed physician who practices in all areas of medicine and can provide a full range of services. They are able to provide personalized, one-on-one healthcare and focus completely on helping you reach optimal health. By combining their special training in the musculoskeletal system with the latest advances in medical technology, an osteopathic doctor can offer patients the most comprehensive care available in medicine today. Which is why Dr. Richard H. Rawson is a family physician you can trust to help you be truly healthy in mind, body and spirit.