Dr. Richard W. Hertle, MD
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Dr. Richard W. Hertle, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology | Male

Akron Children's Hospital Brecksville 7001 S Edgerton Rd # A, Brecksville, OH 44141 Get Directions
(330) 543-5290

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Dr. Hertle specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology and practices in Brecksville, OH. He practices at 3 locations.

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  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Ohio Health Choice
  • Paramount
  • Tricare
  • UniCare

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Experience with Dr. Hertle
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (9)
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Cataract
  • Cyclotropia
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hypertropia
  • Lazy Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Procedures Performed

  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 3
    Sanctions

    Dr. Hertle has received 3 sanctions

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    • Disciplinary action in another state  (7/11/2012)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Dr. Richard William Hertle; License # MD043522E

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action taken in another state and failed to report this action to the Pennsylvania Board of Medicine.

      Action Taken:

      The Pennsylvania Board of Medicine has placed the physician’s license on indefinite probation effective 01-03-2012.

    • State: Pennsylvania
    • Substance Abuse  (4/12/2012)
    • Action Taken: Probation Modification Order
    • Summary: Hertle, Richard William MD License # 35052179

      Nature of Complaint

      The physician has made a request to reduce required appearances to every six months.

      Action Taken

      The State Medical Board of Ohio has granted the physician’s request.

    • State: Ohio
    • Substance Abuse  (1/12/2012)
    • Action Taken: Probation Modification Order
    • Summary: Hertle, Richard William MD License # 35 052179

      Nature of Complaint

      The physician has requested to reduce the frequency of required drug screens to two per month.

      Action Taken

      The State Medical Board of Ohio has granted the physician’s requests.

    • State: Ohio
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    Board Actions

    Dr. Hertle has 2 board actions

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    • Substance Abuse  (5/11/2016)
    • Action Taken: Probation Terminated (Ended)
    • Summary: Hertle, Richard William MD: License # 35052179: MAY 11, 2016 - PROBTION TERMINATED: The State Medical Board of Ohio has GRANTED the physician's request for release from the terms of the December 9, 2010 consent Agreement; effective May 28, 12016.
    • State: Ohio
    • Substance Abuse  (5/8/2013)
    • Action Taken: Other actions
    • Summary: Hertle, Richard William MD: License # 35052179: MAY 8, 2013 – PROBATIONARY REQUEST: The State Medical Board of Ohio has GRANTED the physician’s request to reduce required mental health treatment sessions to once monthly.
    • State: Ohio
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Education

  • Medical School
    Northeast Ohio Medical University
  • Internship Hospital
    St Lukes

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Boston University Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia

    Completed in 1991

    Va Hospital

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  • Sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Hertle's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Hertle

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients