Dr. Richard Dotson, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
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Dr. Richard Dotson, MD
Dr. Richard Dotson, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Washington, DC. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 42 years. Dr. Dotson is affiliated with Providence Hospital.

1647 Benning Rd NE Ste 102

Washington, DC 20002

Contact Information
Dr. Richard Dotson, MD

Dr. Richard Dotson, MD

Accepted insurance

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
15

Conditions Treated

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dotson to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)
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)
in Bowie, Md |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Dotson accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Dotson has admitting privileges

Providence Hospital
1150 Varnum St NE
Washington, DC 20017
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