Dr. A Richard Cote, MD

Dr. A Richard Cote, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. A Richard Cote, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Fall River, MA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Brown Medical School in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

302 Highland Ave

Fall River, MA 02720

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cote performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Keratitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Cote's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cote "As a Southcoast Health physician, I believe in patient-centered care. I am committed to partnering with you to deliver safe and compassionate care in a comfortable environment. I believe in listening to you and understanding your concerns, respecting your unique needs and delivering you the highest quality of care. I will work closely with you to create a personal care plan that meets your needs and utilizes the depth of my training and our resources here at Southcoast Health to effectively deliver high quality care. As a Southcoast Health physician, I commit to deliver you More than medicine."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

65  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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8  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Brown Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Yale
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tufts New England Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cote has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cote's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cote to family and friends
7 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Cote's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (3)

Would not go to any other doctor..... it took me 4 doctors before I found Dr. Cote and so glad I did! He diagnosed my condition on first visit. Prior to seeing Dr. Cote I saw a doctor in walk-in center twice, my allergist and my OLD eye doctor!!!!!
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My son had an accident where his eye was lacerated. We went to the Er and I wanted my son checked by an ophthalmologist. Dr Cote took my son as a patient. We went every other day for two weeks then twice a week, then once a week until my son was healed. Dr Cote saved my son's vision and has...more
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He's very attentive, takes his time with you, never makes you feel rushed or unimportant. You can tell he really cares about your health and concerns. Office staff is great and office atmosphere is very welcoming. Can't say enough good things! I just hope he doesn't retire soon!!
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