Dr. Richard Ruiz, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 85
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Ruiz, MD
Dr. Richard Ruiz, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 85 years old and has been practicing for 60 years. Dr. Ruiz is affiliated with Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center.

6400 Fannin St Ste 1980

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information
Dr. Richard Ruiz, MD

Dr. Richard Ruiz, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Ruiz

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas

new

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
high
more than 89% of peers
Contact Lens Fitting Services
normal
more than 77% of peers
Eye Infections
normal
more than 71% of peers

Dr. Ruiz'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.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

1

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
38

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

More

Read More
6

Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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 1957
  • Hermann Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1958
  • Kresge Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1961
  • Mass Ee Infirm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1962

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ruiz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Ruiz does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Ruiz and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Ruiz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruiz to family and friends
4.0
based on 4 total reviews
Dr. Ruiz's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Have you seen Dr. Richard Ruiz, MD?
Are you Dr. Ruiz?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Visit Dr. Ruiz

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ruiz accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
    Houston Area HMO-Standard

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Ruiz has admitting privileges

Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
6411 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
View Hospital Profile