Dr. Richard S. Hoffman, MD

Dr. Richard S. Hoffman, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male | 55 years old

Drs. Fine, Hoffman & Sims and staff are committed to providing the most technologically advanced, cost-effective patient care, with the highest quality of professionalism.Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hoffman to family and friends
2.8
based on 11 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Hoffman
  • 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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Dr. Hoffman's Office & Staff
  • 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)
    16 – 30 minutes (11)
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Eugene, OR |
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 finally once you see him, you will be lucky if he spends more than 5 minutes with you. I do not recommend him at all. The staff is not efficient managing medical records either.
in Eugene, OR |
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 dilating drops are often used, testing is done & the physician examines you.
Eugene, OR |
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 were 1 1/2 to 2 hours past appointment time both visits.
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Specialties

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

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

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 Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cornea and External Disease / Refractive Surgery

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    Haverford College

    Graduated in 1983

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Thai

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Hoffman's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Hoffman

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
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Dr. Hoffman's Care Philosophy

Drs. Fine, Hoffman & Sims and staff are committed to providing the most technologically advanced, cost-effective patient care, with the highest quality of professionalism.