Dr. Claudia Richter, MD

Dr. Claudia Richter, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Claudia Richter, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1977 and specializes in ophthalmology.

50 Staniford St Ste 600

Boston, MA 02114

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
Iridocyclitis
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Richter'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

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4  Procedures

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

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Boston City Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Mass EE Infirm
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Mass EE Infirm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richter's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richter to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Richter's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

patient beware. if you have any other options, please go elsewhere. Dr. Richter was negligent and misdiagnosed my mother's very serious condition. on top of that, her bedside manner leaves much to be desired. she lacks remorse and accountability. seriously - look elsewhere. This is not to...more
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I have been using Dr. Richter for a number of years. Last year when I saw her I found out the reason for the eye pain I had been experiencing. I had glaucoma. I was immediately scheduled for surgery. Dr. Richter has wonderful "bedside manner' and walked me through the surgery and the recovery...more
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Completely stress free.
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