Dr. Richard Pitera, MD

Dr. Richard Pitera, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Pitera, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Coconut Creek, FL. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

4855 W Hillsboro Blvd Ste B7

Coconut Creek, FL 33073

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
very high
more than 97% of peers
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retinal Ischemia
high
more than 85% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • 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.

Education

  • SUNY Dwnstate M C Coll Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pitera has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pitera's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pitera to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Pitera'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
Under 10 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Pitera accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Pitera has admitting privileges

West Boca Medical Center
21644 State Road 7
Boca Raton, FL 33428
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