Dr. Richard Fichman, MD

Dr. Richard Fichman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Richard Fichman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Manchester, CT and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Chicago Medical School in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

178 Hartford Rd Ste 120

Manchester, CT 06040

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
Senile Cataracts
high
more than 94% of peers
Cataract
high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Fichman'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*

23  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • St Mary's Hospital and Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Kings County Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fichman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fichman's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fichman to family and friends
58 total reviews (23 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (58)

  • 5
    (42)
  • 4
    (7)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Fichman'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 (23)

I saw Dr. Steve Tu. He was excellent as was the support staff. Dr Tu was extremely thorough and explained to me what floaters are and what to look for for worsening symptoms. Floaters are something I had asked to be examined for in addition to my regular checkup. I felt very well taken care of...more
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I am very pleased with my experience at the Dr. Fischman Eye center, It was a world away from previous experiences elsewhere. It was wonderful to be treated with such professionalism and care. They truly are the best. I am very grateful for all of their kindness and offer of water, apple juice and...more
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The environment is very caring. The nurses are very skilled and responsive. They cover all the bases, from medical to noticing things like I could use another warm blanket. Of course, Dr. Fichman is the best, and I had every confident placing myself in his care for this surgery. I have had...more
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The staff very friendly, family oriented like the location.
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I was extremely happy with the care I received from Dr. Fichman and his staff. He is such a nice person and very professional, always going out of his way to be sure I was comfortable and at ease with the surgery and follow-ups. I highly recommend The Fichman Eye Center,
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