Dr. Richard Urso, MD

Dr. Richard Urso, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(43)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Urso, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Sugar Land, TX and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At Houston in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1447 Highway 6 Ste 110

Sugar Land, TX 77478

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

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Oculoplastics
  • Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • 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 School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • U Tex Southwestern
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Tex Southwestern/parkland Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Houston Eye Assocs
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Urso has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Urso's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Urso to family and friends
4.3
based on 43 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (43)

  • 5
    (34)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Urso's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Dr. Urso and his staff were thorough with my examination and answered all of my questions.
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When I was referred to Dr Urso I was unfamiliar with the diagnosis but Dr Urso was thorough in his explanation, reassuring in his confidence to correct the problem and very professional and caring through recovery process.
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Best doc ever
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Dr. Urso takes his time to explain everything and leaves me feeling reassured when I leave his clinic. Everyone in his office is very professional and friendly.
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I had eye lid surgery and now cataract surgery with Dr Urso. He is a excellent surgeon and a caring Doctor. I am very satisfied with my experience with Doctor Urso and his staff are excellent too.
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