Dr. Richard Hill, MD

Dr. Richard Hill, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Richard Hill, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Santa Ana, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1200 N Tustin Ave Ste 240

Santa Ana, CA 92705

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 95% of peers
Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
more than 87% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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8  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Penn St University Hp M S Hershey Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hill has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hill's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hill to family and friends
23 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hill's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I see Doc Hill since 1991. He took me as his patient due to the severity of my glaucoma when he was working on a project at UCI. I do have a great amount of respect for him as a doctor and as a human being for saving me and helping all his patients no matter where or how. His wife and office staff...more
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Impressed with his experience and expertise in diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma....Good bedside manners and took the time to explain...Thank you.
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I had eye laser surgery due to glaucoma . It was fast and painless
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Dr. Hill is extremely patient and explains everything to you. He has great bedside manners. I have been going there for over 10 years and would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a Glaucoma specialist. Just remember that he is allergic to perfume, so don't wear any to his office. If you...more
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I've been seeing him for a few years now, he did a surgery to reduce pressure in my left eye. Overall a good doctor, his staff does tend to over book though so longish wait times on a busy day.
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