Dr. Richard Levine, MD

Dr. Richard Levine, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
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59 y/o
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Dr. Richard Levine, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Cliffside Park, NJ and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment surgery, and more.Read his story

Cliffside Laser Eye Center

663 Palisade Ave Ste 303

Cliffside Park, NJ 07010
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • HealthFirst
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Levine's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Tear Duct Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Levine treats Tear Duct Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Levine treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Levine treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Levine treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Retina Diseases
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Levine treats Retina Diseases more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Levine treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Levine's conditions and procedures:

Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Scleritis
Anterior Vitrectomy
Astigmatic Keratotomy
Blepharitis
Cataract
Cataract Removal Surgery
Chalazion
Clear Lens Extraction
Clear Lens Surgery to Correct Near and Far Vision Simultaneous
Clear Lens Surgery With Multifocal Implants
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Cornea Surgery
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Diseases
Corneal Ulcer
Diabetic Retinopathy
Drusen
Dry Eyes
Ectropion of Eyelid
Excision of Chalazion
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Exotropia
Eye Infections
Eye Surgery
Eyelid Disorders
Eyelid Surgery
Farsightedness
Floaters
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
Glaucoma Surgery
Headache
Herpetic Keratitis
Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
Iridocyclitis
Keratitis
LASIK
Macular Hole
Multifocal Contact Lens Treatment
Nearsightedness
Ocular Hypertension
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Pterygium
Pterygium Surgery
Refractive Surgery
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Eye Laceration
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

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

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

Dr. Levine's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Levine

4.4

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5 Stars
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1 Star
13.432835820895523%
(9)

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I said Dr Levine was a welcomed gem for this apprehensive patient. Dr Levine conducted thorough examinations and provided me with each outcome. I have had both eyes surgically repaired and my vision is amazing. Dr. Levine is a great (serious) doctor with a great professional staff. His...Read More
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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...Read 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...Read 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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Amerihealth
Direct Value Network POS
Value Network HMO
Value Network PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
HealthFirst
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Elevator
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty

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