Dr. Richard Houck, MD

Dr. Richard Houck, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 85
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Houck, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Michigan City, IN. He is 85 years old and has been practicing for 60 years.

1225 E Coolspring Ave

Michigan City, IN 46360

Contact Information

(873) 873-2983

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthLink
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Presbyopia
normal
more than 65% of peers
Astigmatism
normal
more than 52% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
more than 40% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Houck "My office staff and I always have the health and well-being of our patients as our primary concern."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Macular Edema
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Refractive Error
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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.

Education

  • Depauw University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1953
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1957
  • Orange Co Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1958
  • Brooke Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1963
  • Ohio State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1961
  • Armed Forces Institute Of Pathology, Walter Reed Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1968

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Houck has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Houck's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Houck to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews
Dr. Houck's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Houck accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access Choice PPO
    Blue Preferred HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • HealthLink
  • Medicaid
    Managed Care
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Options PPO

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