Dr. Richard Sturm, MD

Dr. Richard Sturm, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Richard Sturm, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lynbrook, NY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1983 and specializes in ophthalmology.

360 Merrick Rd

Lynbrook, NY 11563

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Sturm'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*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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2  Procedures

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.

Education

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Westchester Co Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • St Lukes Roosevelt Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Mass Eye Ear Infirm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sturm has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sturm's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sturm to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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

Dr. Sturm's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Knowledgeable and pleasant, he put me at easy very quickly. This was my first visit, and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Dr. Sturm/
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