Dr. Richard Levine, MD

Dr. Richard Levine, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Richard Levine, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Cliffside Park, NJ and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment surgery, and more.Read his story

663 Palisade Ave Ste 303

Cliffside Park, NJ 07010

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Eyes
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Levine's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Levine "Dr. Levine is a board-certified eye specialist and surgeon who has advanced training in modern cataract surgery. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the world-renowned Scheie Eye Institute. He is recognized in the region by his peers as an innovator in cataract surgery, and was among the first surgeons in the country to offer the revolutionary Multifocal lens. Dr. Levine’s professional qualifications include: Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology Diplomate, Certified by American Board of Ophthalmology Member, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Certification in LASIK Laser Vision Correction Featured Cataract Specialist, MDTV Medical News TV Network Named one of “America’s Top Doctors” by Consumer Health Magazine "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Levine "Dr. Levine and his staff are dedicated to providing an exceptional experience for our patients.  Using the latest technology for vision correction in a warm, friendly office environment, we give patients at every age the chance to improve their eyesight, and get clear comfortable vision."

5  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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24  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Astigmatic Keratotomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Clear Lens Surgery to Correct Near and Far Vision Simultaneous
  • Clear Lens Surgery With Multifocal Implants
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Multifocal Contact Lens Treatment
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Framingam Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Scheie Eye Inst/U Penn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Levine has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Fellow
  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Diplomate
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Member

Dr. Levine's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Levine to family and friends
64 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (64)

  • 5
    (54)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Levine'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
Dr. Levine Says:
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We strive to provide exceptional ophthalmologic care and create the best experience for our valued patients.  We appreciate your feedback and look forward to continuing to improve your patient care experience.

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Patient Comments (27)

Dr. Levine is truly a doctors' doctor. I know many physicians who Dr. Levine has treated and they have nothing but praise for his skill, character, and bedside manner. I went to him with three years of blurry and painful eyes, and after a few visits I could see and felt so much better. His staff...more
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A truly outstanding doctor with a fantastic, warm, helpful office staff. I had a serious eye problem causing pain redness and blurry vision which was not getting better. My friends recommended Dr. Levine, and after spending a great deal of time with me and running some test, he found the right...more
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He is a superb physician with an excellent, caring staff. The office is wonderful and I could not recommend him highly enough. If you've not gotten relief elsewhere, he is the doctor to see in my opinion.
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Dr. Levine did an outstanding job fixing my cataracts. Excellent physician and staff. I've sent many friends to his office and they have the same good experience. Would highly recommend.
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He is the most outstanding physician! Very skilled, intelligent, and compassionate. He saved my parents eyesight with cataract surgery and changed their lives! My family could not be happier that we chose Dr. Levine. Would recommend without any reservations whatsover.
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