Dr. Richard Eiferman, MD

Dr. Richard Eiferman, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Eiferman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin in 1972 and specializes in ophthalmology.

6400 Dutchmans Pkwy Ste 220

Louisville, KY 40205

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Herpetic Keratitis
very high
more than 93% of peers
Eye Infections
high
more than 81% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Cyclocryotherapy
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Milwaukee County General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Milwaukee Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Eiferman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eiferman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eiferman to family and friends
4.2
based on 10 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Eiferman'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr eifferman did a wonderful job when I needed a partial cornea transplant. The outcome was wonderful and I found him very caring.
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Have fuchs. Corneal transplant on 1 eye. Much better vision.
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Under poor management. I received a bill from over two years ago. When I inquired what happened that I did not receive this sooner the person on the phone admitted his office failed to bill patients. I then learned that I had another bill that went to a collection agency although his office...more
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