Dr. Richard Getnick, MD

Dr. Richard Getnick, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
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Dr. Richard Getnick, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Waterbury, CT and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1968 and specializes in ophthalmology.

87 Grandview Ave Ste A

Waterbury, CT 06708

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 89% of peers
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
normal
more than 86% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
normal
more than 67% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

34  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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5  Procedures

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

  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • University Hosps/Case West Res University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Wills Eye Hospital Rsch Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Getnick has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Getnick's Reviews

5.0
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1 review

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Dr. Getnick's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT
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