Dr. Richard Lewis, MD

Dr. Richard Lewis, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Lewis, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Tucson, AZ. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

5599 N Oracle Rd

Tucson, AZ 85704

Contact Information

(520) 293-6740

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Blindness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lewis "We have been providing outstanding eye care to patients of all ages in Tucson and southern Arizona for over 30 years. It is our sincere desire to provide you and your family with warm, personal care and service. Our dedicated staff work together to achieve that goal. While our primary job is to take care of you, we also want to educate you about your eyes, so that you have the knowledge and power needed to take an active role in your care. We invite you to visit our web site to learn more."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & External Diseases
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Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Disorders
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • University Of Oregon
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Ventura County Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Wi
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Ventura Co Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lewis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afghani
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Lewis does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Lewis and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Lewis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lewis to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Lewis' 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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Lewis accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
    Health Net of Arizona HMO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Lewis has admitting privileges

Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital
1171 W Target Range Rd
Nogales, AZ 85621
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