Dr. Richard L. Dotson, MD

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Dr. Richard L. Dotson, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Metropolitan Eye Care Center 1647 Benning Rd NE Ste 102, Washington, DC 20002 Get Directions
(202) 396-8200

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Dr. Dotson specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Washington, DC. He practices at 1 location.

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of MD Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1975

  • Internship Hospital
    Mercy Medical Center

    Completed in 1976

  • Residency Hospital
    U MD

    Completed in 1979

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims in District of Columbia not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Dotson's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients