Dr. Richard Burns, MD

Dr. Richard Burns, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 68
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Dr. Richard Burns, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Murrieta, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Mayo Medical School in 1980 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

40700 California Oaks Rd Ste 108

Murrieta, CA 92562

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Top Care Areas

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

Cataract Removal Surgery
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more than 60% of peers
Glaucoma
normal
more than 46% of peers
Cataract
normal
more than 44% of peers

Dr. Burns'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.

Dr. Burns' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Burns "Dr. Burns has been a board-certified ophthalmologist for more than 25 years and has performed more than 20,000 LASIK procedures. A frequent lecturer on refractive and cataract procedures, Dr. Burns has also appeared on many television and radio programs sharing information about laser vision correction. Dr. Burns received his M.D. from Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minnesota. He completed his residency at the University of California, San Diego, where he served as chief resident."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

5  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Keratoconus Treatment With Contact Lenses
  • LASIK
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange

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

  • Mayo Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Roanoke Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Calif
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Burns has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burns' Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burns to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 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. Burns' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (1)

This is a large eye clinic in So CA. Specific doctors work in certain locations. Not impressed with Palm Desert facility. Waited 3 hours over my appointment time in a crowed office. Everyone that day had waited 3 hours. I came for a consult. A doctor that makes you wait long is not respectful of...more
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