Dr. Richard Fish, MD

Dr. Richard Fish, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Richard Fish, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology, ocular oncology, and more.

6560 Fannin St Ste 750

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chorioretinal Scars
very high
more than 97% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Fish'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fish "Founded in 1988, RCH has decades of collective experience in the management of diseases of the retina, vitreous, and macula.Our commitment to our patients, their families, and the doctors who refer to our practice is to provide world-class expertise in the medical and surgical care of patients with retinal diseases in convenient office locations throughout Southeast Texas, while advancing science through cutting-edge research."

11  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ophthalmic Pathology
  • Ophthalmic Research
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Technology
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Research

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

68  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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20  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Baylor Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Ala
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Pacific Presby Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fish has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fish's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fish to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Fish'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. Fish is one of the smartest doctors and finest men I have ever known. An injection into your eye is a most frightening experience and Dr. Fish has a calm and confident manner that makes this experience much more bearable. He has treated my macular degeneration for several years and I am...more
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