Dr. Richard Dotson, MD

Dr. Richard Dotson, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Richard Dotson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Univ Of MD Sch Of Med in 1975 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1647 Benning Rd NE Ste 102

Washington, DC 20002

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Glaucoma
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 86% of peers
Senile Cataracts
normal
more than 64% of peers

Dr. Dotson'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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

15  Conditions Treated

1  Procedures

  • Eye Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for District of Columbia.

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

  • Univ Of MD Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Mercy Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • U MD
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dotson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dotson's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dotson to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 3
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Dr. Dotson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr Dotson is a wonderful Doctor . He is caring and professional. He is also surrounded by a staff that also exhibits the same professionalism. I always look for doctors that love what they do and make you feel appreciated as a patient .
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