Meet our Cardiac Surgeons


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Mercy Medical Group is proud to offer patients a team of cardiac surgeons performing a variety of advanced procedures.

Mercy Medical Group
3941 J St., Ste. 270
Sacramento, CA 95819

Zachary Brewer, MD
Dr. Brewer is board certified in general surgery and thoracic cardiovascular surgery. Dr. Brewer graduated from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and completed his residency in integrated cardiothoracic surgery at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Brewer’s office is located in East Sacramento, adjacent to Mercy General Hospital.

Care Philosophy: I treat my patients as if they were members of my own family, with compassion and respect, while delivering expert care, during what may be the most stressful time of their lives.


Richard Kaplon, MD
Dr. Kaplon is board certified in both general surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Kaplon graduated from New York University School of Medicine and received his Fellowship training at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Kaplon’s office is located in East Sacramento, adjacent to Mercy General Hospital.

Care Philosophy: My philosophy of care is to treat everyone as if they are a member of my family.


Allen Morris, MD
Dr. Morris is board certified in both general surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Morris graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and received his Fellowship training at Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University. Dr. Morris’ office is located in East Sacramento, adjacent to Mercy General Hospital.

Care Philosophy: My most important consideration is the investment of trust that our patients give to us during what may be the most critical times of their lives. I hold this investment in the highest priority and feel that it is the most valuable component I can provide to my patients and their families. Therefore, I will strive to build the highest confidence and trust in every patient and give them the best care I can throughout their hospitalization.


Kapil Sharma, MD
Dr. Sharma is board certified in cardiac surgery. Dr. Sharma graduated from McGill University School of Medicine, Montreal, Canada, and received his Fellowship training at Stanford University in the Advanced Aortic Surgery and Heart Failure program. Dr. Sharma’s office is located in East Sacramento, adjacent to Mercy General Hospital.

Care Philosophy: I always treat my patients as I would treat a member of my family.


Frank Slachman, MD 
Dr. Slachman is board certified in both general surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Slachman graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine and served his cardiothoracic residency at the University of Washington. Dr. Slachman’s office is located in East Sacramento, adjacent to Mercy General Hospital.

Care Philosophy: I treat every patient with care, as if they were a member of my family.

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