Dr. Richard Stout, MD

Dr. Richard Stout, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Richard Stout, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Geneva, NY and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Hahnemann University in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

70 Mason St Ste 1

Geneva, NY 14456

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Eyelid Spasm
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more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

85  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Herpes (Herpes of the Eye)
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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18  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Argon Laser Treatment
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • 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 New York.

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.


  • Hahnemann University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • OKAP - top 5% clinical knowledge, top 15% overall, 1978
  • Hahnemann University - graduated with Commendation in Medicine, 1979
  • Michigan State University - graduated with Highest Honors, selected as one of fifty outstanding graduates out of 10,000, 1975
  • Tulane University - O'Brien Award for outstanding Resident, 1983
  • Captain of Michigan State University Gymnastics Team, MVP, and represented USA in international competetion, 1979
Media & Publications
  • Results of Astigmatic Keratectomy Combined with Eximer Laser for Myopia (letter to editor), 1995
  • CW79 Extended-Wear Contact Lenses, 1985
  • Methods of Marking the Visual Axis in Refractive Surgery, 09/28/1985
  • Serum Zinc Levels in Retinitis Pigmentosa, 1984
  • Sutureless Scleral Tunnel Cataract Surgery Using Low Dose Peri-limbal Anesthesia, 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stout's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stout to family and friends
18 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Stout's 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 (6)

I have been to Dr. Stout for a handful of appointments over a month to diagnose and track a minor eye issue. The issue was diagnosed swiftly, and no unneeded care was suggested or pushed. The honest care and openness of Dr. Stout is well appreciated. I have no complaints at all, and have been very...more
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Dr. Stout is very patient and very knowledgable, and is pleasant and does not rush his time with you. He answers all questions in a professional and dignified manner.
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If it wasn't for Dr. Stout, I would be blind... He did Cataract surgery on both of my eyes, and I see GREAT now!! He made it possible for me to see well enough to get a Class A Truck Driver License. Not to mention, I didn't realize all the colors that I could no longer see until Dr. Stout fixed my...more
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Their billing practices are unethical...I was seen twice and they said they accepted my insurance. Then, both times I get a bill for a lot of services that are not covered by insurance. And problem was never fixed. When I tried to speak to the billing dept, they were rude and not cooperative. I...more
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I have Eye Med Ins. Dr. Stout accepts it. went to my exam. During exam he saw floaters & he got excited asked his nurse to look & took a photo so I could see them. I did not ask for help with this condition. I know about this condition. It is part of who I am.charged $76 for the photo & changed my...more
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