Dr. Richard Lewis, MD

Dr. Richard Lewis, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 74
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Lewis, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 74 years old and has been practicing for 43 years.

1977 Butler Blvd

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retinal Dystrophy
very high
more than 89% of peers
Blindness
normal
more than 80% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
28

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Graves' Disease
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • University Mi Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • University Mi Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University Mi Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1971

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lewis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lewis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lewis to family and friends
3.9
based on 10 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Lewis' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Houston, TX |
excellent, thorough eye doctor; listen and explains what's going on
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Dr. Lewis accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Lewis has admitting privileges

Ben Taub General Hospital
1504 Ben Taub Loop
Houston, TX 77030
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Texas Children's Hospital
6621 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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