Dr. Richard Margolies, MD

Dr. Richard Margolies, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Richard Margolies, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Palm Bch Gdns, FL and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from JEFFERSON MED COLL-THOS JEFFERSON UNIV in 1980 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3355 Burns Rd Ste 205

Palm Bch Gdns, FL 33410

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
very high
more than 95% of peers
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Margolies does not have any board certifications listed.

78  Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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20  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Graduate Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Margolies has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Margolies has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Margolies' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Margolies to family and friends
21 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Margolies' 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)

Just had cataract surgery on both eyes with laser and multi-focal lens. People who know me know I don't part with money easily; this is the best money I've ever spent on myself. Vision is now crisp, clear without glasses. Great experience with the Doctor and his staff.
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I had a wonderful experience at his office . Professional attentive. The girls are fantastic , kind , very efficient. I would recommend anyone to his office . Very satisfied with procedure.
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I visited Dr. Margolies for cataract surgery and replacement lenses. The office staff was caring and communicative, and the procedure went very well. My eyes are brand new! It was great to be able to throw away the contact lenses forever. Dr. Margolies followed up after the surgeries on both...more
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Rude uncaring staff. Office sanitary practices poor. Office appreance run down and creepy.
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Dr. Margoies and his staff are wonderful, always kind an professional, and listen and help with any concerns. I highly recommend Dr. Margolies!
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