Dr. Richard Susel, MD

Dr. Richard Susel, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 77
Dr. Richard Susel, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Columbia, MD and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from UNIV OF MD SCH OF MED in 1966 and specializes in ophthalmology.

11055 Little Patuxent Pkwy Ste 105

Columbia, MD 21044

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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more than 99% of peers
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more than 84% of peers
more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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3  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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    Medical School | Graduated 1966
  • USPHS Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • USPHS Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Susel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Susel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Susel to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Susel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Not good experience at all with his employees specially optics store Pikesville, MD and Columbia, MD. My wife's glasses screwed up and was not fixed even though paid lot of money for lenses and frame. Very disappointing attitude by Optical Store's employees and unprofessional. Better go some...more
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Had a eye infection made a appointment the same day. Dr. Susel was professional, and found the problem quickly and spent adequate time to review the meds and procedures. Feeling much better 3 days later. staff was professional and friendly.
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