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Dr. Richard Foulkes, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Lombard, IL. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.Read his story
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Dr. Foulkes' bio
This content was provided by Dr. Foulkes "Born in Spokane, Washington, Richard B. Foulkes MD grew up in eastern Washington state. Later, he served his country honorably, in the Navy and Marines during the Vietnam War. Dr. Foulkes attended Tufts University graduating Cum Laude before attending Rush Medical College in Chicago. Graduating in the top 10% of his class, Dr. Foulkes chose to pursue ophthalmology with Dr. David Patton at the Catholic Medical Center in Queens, New York, and Cornell Medical College, where he distinguished himself becoming chief resident in his 3rd year. While in his training, Dr. Foulkes met the founder of the LASIK procedure, Dr. Lucio Burato. He became convinced that this procedure would change the world, allowing for nearly anyone to consider improving their vision, using the combination of the excimer laser and the "flap". He has devoted himself to this work since 1997. With his research, lectures, and writing, he has influenced doctors around the World. Dr. Foulkes has performed over 48,000 LASIK procedures and over 20,000 cataract procedures."
This content was provided by Dr. Foulkes "Dr. Richard Foulkes is the medical director of Foulkes Vision Institute. He and his team are extremely committed to providing the latest state of the art technology for their patients. Dr. Foulkes personally promises to continuously invest in the most current technology as it becomes available and to use this technology with safety as his primary focus."
Cornea & Refractive Surgery
Dr. Foulkes does not have any board certifications listed.
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Diabetic Eye Disease
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Myopia, Infantile Severe
Wrong Power Intraocular Lens
Cataract Removal Surgery
Contact Lens Treatment
Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking (CXL)
Diabetes Eye Care
Diabetic Eye Exam
KAMRA™ Inlay Procedure
Keratoconus Treatment With Contact Lenses
Laser Cataract Surgery
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
Visian Impantable Collamer Lens (ICL)
YAG Laser Capsulotomy
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Illinois.
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.
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
Rush Medical College
Medical School | Graduated 1989
Lenox Hill Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
Cornell-New York Hospital
Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
Lenox Hill Hospital
Residency Hospital | Completed
Art Center College of Design
Other Education | Completed 1979
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Dr. Foulkes has no awards or honors listed.
Media & Publications
Dr. Foulkes has no media or publications listed.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
American Academy of Opthalmology, Member
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Member
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Member
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foulkes to family and friends
based on 17 total reviews (5 with comments)
Likelihood to Recommend (17)
Dr. Foulkes' Performance
Explains condition(s) well
Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Foulkes Says:
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Overall Patient Satisfaction
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Foulkes to family and friends is 3.8 out of 5