Dr. Richard Hector, MD

Dr. Richard Hector, MD

Cornea & External Diseases  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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Dr. Richard Hector, MD is a cornea & external disease specialist in Ellenton, FL and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in cornea & external diseases and ophthalmology.

7915 US Highway 301 N Harris Center, Suite 101

Ellenton, FL 34222

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. Hector performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Farsightedness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nearsightedness
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Hector'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.

2  Specialties

  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

43  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Visual Field Defects
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4  Procedures

  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Treatment

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

  • Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Letterman Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Letterman Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hector has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hector's Reviews

5.0
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Dr. Hector'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

    Under 10 minutes
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