Dr. Richard Bowers, MD

Dr. Richard Bowers, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Richard Bowers, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Mc Kees Rocks, PA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmology.

27 Heckel Rd Ste 107

Mc Kees Rocks, PA 15136

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
very high
more than 95% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 95% of peers
Eye Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypopyon
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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11  Procedures

  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Montefiore Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Ee Hosp-U Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of Minnesota
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bowers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bowers' Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bowers to family and friends
21 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Bowers' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Bowers was the most outright, disrespectful doctor I have ever encountered. He has a presence that he is too good for you and that you are wasting his time. He told my 80+ year old grandpa to be quiet (when he was explaining his symptoms) and when my grandpa couldn’t hear him and continued...more
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Dr. Bowers is an excellent doctor. He performed my Lasik surgery years ago and has been carefully watching me as I've developed glaucoma. The problem I have is with the patient flow process in the office. Waiting 2 to 3 hours every visit, even for a quick pressure check is ridiculous. I am sitting...more
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I would not recommend Dr Bowers, and I have already cautioned several people not to see him. He has excellent credentials and is probably a decent surgeon, but he is arrogant and condescending. His diagnosis was wrong, luckily caught by an excellent OD. The office administration is dysfunctional....more
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Dr. Bowers is a surgeon of unparalleled skill & professionalism. Words cannot adequately express the gratitude felt by my husband after his trauma cataract removal & successful lens replacement procedure. His confidence is contagious. He makes the patient & family comfortable, educating about all...more
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