Dr. Richard Fish, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & SurgeryMaleAge 61

Dr. Richard Fish, MD is a Vitreoretinal Disease Specialist in Houston, TX and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Baylor University medical school in 1985. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fish to book an appointment.

Dr. Fish

Retina Consultants Of Houston

6560 Fannin St Ste 750 Houston, TX 77030
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Fish's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fish treats Age-Related Macular Degeneration more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Fish treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Vitreous Hemorrhage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fish treats Vitreous Hemorrhage more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Fish treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fish treats Retinal Vein Occlusion more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Fish treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Fish's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Farnsworth Lantern Test
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pinguecula
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Cysts
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Scleral Buckling
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Ultrasound, Eye
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vision Screening
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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(713) 524-3434

Dr. Fish accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Fish's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fish

4.4

Based on 21 ratings

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About Me

Care Philosophy

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,...Read more

Biography

Dr. Richard H. Fish, a Houston native, joined Retina Consultants of Houston in 1992 where he practices as a board-certified retina surgeon. He is...Read more

Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ophthalmic Pathology
  • Ophthalmic Research
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Technology
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Research
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Board Certifications

Education

1990
Pacific Presby Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1989
University Ala
Residency Hospital
1989
University of Texas / Austin Campus
Undergraduate School
1986
Baylor Affil Hosps
Internship Hospital
1985
Baylor University
Medical School
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Languages

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Awards

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Is Dr. Richard Fish, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Richard Fish, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Fish frequently treats Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Vitreous Hemorrhage, and Retinal Vein Occlusion. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Fish treats.

Where is Dr. Richard Fish, MD's office located?

Dr. Fish's office is located at 6560 Fannin St Ste 750, Houston, TX 77030. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Richard Fish, MD speak?

Dr. Fish speaks Spanish, Vietnamese, and Chinese. View profile to see all.

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Locations

Retina Consultants Of Houston

Retina Consultants Of Houston6560 Fannin St Ste 750 Houston, TX 77030
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Retina Consultants Of Houston21216 Northwest Fwy Ste 630 Cypress, TX 77429
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Retina Consultants Of Houston11460 Space Center Blvd Ste 2 Houston, TX 77059
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Retina Consultants Of Houston800 Peakwood Dr Ste 1c Houston, TX 77090
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Memorial Office902 Frostwood Dr Ste 280 Houston, TX 77024
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Retina Consultants Of Houston350 Kingwood Medical Dr Ste 200 Kingwood, TX 77339
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Retina Consultants Of Houston400 Bypass Ln Ste 105 Livingston, TX 77351
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Retina Consultants Of Houston2906 Brentwood Dr Ste 300 Lufkin, TX 75901
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Houston Methodist Hospital

Houston, TX

81% Patient Experience Rating, 12% higher than the national average

33 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)