Dr. Richard Harvey, MD

Dr. Richard Harvey, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Richard Harvey, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lakeland, FL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd

Lakeland, FL 33805

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Eyes
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Harvey'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*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Black Eye
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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11  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Geisinger Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Harvey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Harvey's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harvey to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Harvey's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Horrible Dr!!! He’s rude, doesn’t listen, he doesn’t even acknowledge you’re there. I would NOT recommend him to anyone! I seen him twice. Giving him the benefit of the doubt that he was just having a bad day, but nope, even ruder the second time! Unfortunately, his staff is has to put up with him....more
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This ophthalmologist and his nurse have some eye-raising (no pun intended) bedside manners. The guy literally berated me for not giving him a satisfactory answer as to why my previous ophthalmologist did not put me on a treatment regimen for findings related to borderline glaucoma. Also, he works...more
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