Dr. Richard Mackool, MD

Dr. Richard Mackool, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

9  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
24 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Mackool's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I recently had cataract surgery with Dr. R. Mackool . I was so delighted with the entirely seamless process, from my initial appointment, to the exams with the techs, to my consultation with Dr, Mackool. Everything was explainded with accompanying written info as to what to expect and do. The...more
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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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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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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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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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