Dr. Cassie Richards graduated from McGill University School of Medicine in Montreal, Canada. He completed his General Surgery training at McGill. He obtained training in Thoracic Surgery at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada. He also spent one year working as a Clinical Instructor of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He is Board Certified in General and Thoracic Surgery. He has performed thousands of Minimally Invasive procedures for the treatment of hyperhidrosis, Lung Cancer, Esophageal cancer, Gastro-esophageal reflux disease, Achalasia, and Large Hiatal Hernias. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at McMaster University, Hamilton.