Dr. Richard Mackool, MD
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Dr. Richard Mackool, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male

Biography

Dr. Richard Mackool, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Astoria, NY. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 49 years. Dr. Mackool is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center .

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Dr. Mackool's 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
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
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
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.
in Woodmere, NY |
Dr. R. J. Mackool was the ultimate medical professional, who offered excellent care and and a full and understandable description of everything I needed to know about my eye care before, during and after the procedure.
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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

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Ulcer

Education

  • Medical School
    Boston University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1968

  • Internship Hospital
    Los Angeles County-U S C Medical Center

    Completed in 1969

Languages Spoken

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

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery