Dr. Richard Mackool, MD

Dr. Richard Mackool, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
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Dr. Richard Mackool, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Astoria, NY. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine and specializes in ophthalmology.

3127 41st St

Astoria, NY 11103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Dr. Mackool's Experience

Dr. Mackool's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1968
  • Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mackool has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mackool's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mackool to family and friends
based on 23 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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Dr. Mackool's Performance

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Answers Questions
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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in New York, New York
Dr. Richard Mackool is the Best! The most skillful cataract surgeon and kindest most understanding doctor you will ever meet. I had been suffering after cataract surgery performed by a different doctor. I was seeing large six foot concentric circles at every crosswalk, traffic light, street lights...more
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in Woodmere, NY
I had cataract surgery yesterday, 9/6/17. I had a 7:00 A.M. appointment and was taken immediately. The staff at Dr. Mackool's office couldn't have been nicer. They were attentive, knowledgeable and extremely courteous. Dr. Mackool saw me before surgery to check me out. Surgery went very well...more
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in Brooklyn, NY
l never thought I would ever see anything or anyone as good as I see now. As a child I wore thick glasses and had to always sit up front in class. Contacts made life easier but Dr Richard James Mackool, my brilliant, compassionate surgeon, changed my life. He performed a miracle. I am most grateful...more
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in Plainview, NY
The Mackool eye institute was so good to me during my eye surgery and all my check ups after and before . Staff is wonderful and the doctors r great . Dr Richard j mackool who did my cataract procedure was so great . Thank you for making me see again
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in Great Neck, NY
Superb cataract surgeon. As an ophthalmologist I send all my cataract patients to him for surgery. Even had my own cataracts removed by him with excellent results.
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