Dr. Richard Abbott, MD

Dr. Richard Abbott, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Abbott, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences in 1971 and specializes in ophthalmology.

533 PARNASSUS AVE U559

San Francisco, CA 94143

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Stye
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more than 72% of peers
Glaucoma
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more than 63% of peers
Eye Infections
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more than 55% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • La Co Usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Presby Pacific Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Abbott has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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