Richard is a Radiation Oncologist at John Muir Cancer Institute in Concord and Walnut Creek. He received his BA from the University of California, 1966; His MD from Harvard, 1971 and his residency at Stanford, 1972-76. He is an accreditation surveyor at the American College of Radiology, and a member of Temple Isaiah Finance Committee.
He has two children, Erica Carmel and Bryan Carmel. He enjoys travel, hiking, whitewater rafting and kayaking, reading, and weekly Torah study.