Dr. Richard Pitts, MD

Dr. Richard Pitts, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. Richard Pitts, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston in 1972 and specializes in ophthalmology.

11914 Astoria Blvd Ste 680

Houston, TX 77089

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Pitts performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Trichiasis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 98% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Pitts's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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12  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • University Tex
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • University Penn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University Iowa
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pitts has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pitts' Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pitts to family and friends
9 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Pitts' 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
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