Dr. Richard W. Hertle, MD

Dr. Richard W. Hertle, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology | Male | 59 years old

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

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    Dr. Hertle's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  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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      Malpractice Claims not available

      Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

      What is medical malpractice
    • 3

      Dr. Hertle has received 3 sanctions

      What is a sanction or disciplinary action
      • 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
    • 2
      Board Actions

      Dr. Hertle has 2 board actions

      What are board actions
      • 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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    • 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


    • 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

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    • Pediatric Ophthalmology

    Procedures Performed

    • Enucleation of Eye
    • Extraocular Muscle Surgery

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