Dr. Richard Adler, MD

Dr. Richard Adler, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Richard Adler, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Baltimore, MD and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

1427 Clarkview Rd # 300B

Baltimore, MD 21209

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • UnitedHealthCare

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more than 78% of peers
more than 52% of peers
Dry Eyes
more than 48% of peers

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Dr. Adler's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Adler "Dr. Richard Adler is a board certified ophthalmologist, renowned for providing his patients with compassionate care and excellent outcomes. Dr. Adler graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania and was a member of the University Scholars Program. After graduating from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Adler went on to complete his Ophthalmology residency at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins. He subsequently completed a fellowship at Wilmer in Corneal, Refractive, and External Disease. Dr. Richard Adler is board-certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology. In addition, Dr. Adler is a Diplomat of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Adler is available for the detection and treatment of common conditions affecting eye health, including cataracts, diabetes, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. Additionally, with his advanced fellowship training in Cornea and External Disease, Dr. Adler provides new expertise in the management of Dry Eye Disease and Corneal diseases, as well as laser vision correction, also known as LASIK. Dr. Adler is a nationally-recognized speaker on the topics related to eye disease and currently lectures practicing ophthalmologists and optometrists on topics related to Dry Eye Disease and Allergic Eye Disease on a weekly basis."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Adler "We are committed to developing lifelong relationships with our patients. Belcara Health was designed with the safety, comfort, convenience and care of our patients in mind. Each staff member takes great pride in providing patients with exceptional personal attention. Our goal is for every patient to leave our practice feeling well cared for and confident about their vision and health. 

Same-day appointments are available for urgent ophthalmologic issues. As our patient, we make sure you have access to your doctor, when you need it."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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18  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Wilmer Eye Inst-Johns Hopkins Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Wilmer Eye Inst-Johns Hopkins Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Wilmer In Corneal, Refractive, and External Disease.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Adler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Adler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Adler to family and friends
15 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Adler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Adler Says:

Thank you for your interest. At Belcara Health Ophthalmology, we committed to developing lifelong relationships with our patients. Each staff member takes great pride in providing patients with exceptional personal attention. Our goal is for every patient to leave our practice feeling appreciated, well cared for and looking forward to their return visit. 



Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Adler's office continues to bill me nearly $200 for an exam and test I didn't ask for or authorize -- after billing my insurance nearly $600. I've filed ethics complaints with The American Academy of Ophthalmology (Dr. Adler's specialty board) and the Maryland Board of Physicians. According...more
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