Dr. Richard Hoffman, MD

Dr. Richard Hoffman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Hoffman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Eugene, OR and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

Drs. Fine, Hoffman & Sims, LLC

1550 Oak St Ste 5

Eugene, OR 97401
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Eyes
very high
more than 98% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Hoffman'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.

Dr. Hoffman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hoffman "A native of south Florida, Dr. Hoffman has authored more than 350 publications in numerous ophthalmic journals and textbooks. He has performed live surgery internationally and has made hundreds of presentations at both international and national academic meetings and instructional courses. Dr. Hoffman has a personal interest in computer-interfaced musical composition and recording in his home studio. He enjoys skiing, scuba diving, and spending time with his wife JoAnn, sons Noah, Zachary, and Jacob and daughter, Macy. He has a Portuguese Water Dog named Maluko and a cat named Lucy."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hoffman "Drs. Fine, Hoffman & Sims and staff are committed to providing the most technologically advanced, cost-effective patient care, with the highest quality of professionalism."

5  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Contact Management
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

81  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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29  Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Astigmatic Keratotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Intracorneal Ring (ICR)
  • Lacrimal Surgery
  • No-Stitch Corneal Transplantation (DLEK)
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Physical Examination
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Trabeculectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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.


  • Haverford College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Cornea and External Disease / Refractive Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hoffman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hoffman's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (940)

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  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. Hoffman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Ten minutes after my appointment time, I did see a technician, and after a couple tests was directed to an over-flowing waiting room where I waited for over an hour to see the doctor who spent about three minutes with me. He was not familiar with my chart at all, and needed to ask me what exactly I...more
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The office staff are the absolute worst! Lies deceit and retaliation when you stand up for yourself! What bothers me most, is if this doctor will stand for this behavior, what else is substandard? If they allow an employee who will behave like this who has worked for him for a month, what else...more
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I would suggest you to find another doctor. Dr. Hoffman is well qualified, has lots of awards, and diplomas but he is more a robot and will treat you like cattle. He lacks communication and interpersonal skills. He has too many patients, you will wait a long time to get an appointment and...more
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Dr. Hoffman & staff are very professional and up to date on the most current research and care. I highly recommend their clinic for anyone who needs any type of eye care. Seeing an ophthamologist that is cutting edge can help you get the best care in Eugene. The reason why there is wait time is...more
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Poor bedside manner. Inappropriate comment to patient about physical appearance. Did not introduce self or meet patient, answered a number of questions with I don't know. Gave conflicting, confusing advice. Walked out of room without a word before patient had clarification on advice. Wait times...more
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