Dr. Richard Yee, MD

Dr. Richard Yee, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Richard Yee, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bellaire, TX and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1979 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5555 West Loop S Ste 150

Bellaire, TX 77401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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

Stye
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 91% of peers
Blepharitis
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Yee'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*

38  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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10  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion

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 San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Brackenridge Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Tex Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Tex Med Br
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Med College Of Wisconsin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yee's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yee to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Yee's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I had cataract surgery with Dr. Yee. The incision for the lens was too large and the Cristalens fell into the eye causing a badly swollen retina and blurred vision. I had to have surgery to remove the Crystalens (which was attached only on one side) and endured months of unattractive bleeding in...more
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Dr. Yee did my LASIK surgery, and I could not be happier with the results. I no longer have to wear contacts or glasses and can see 20/20. He was attentive to my needs and thorough with all of the questions I had about the procedure. All of the post op instructions were clear and easy to follow....more
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Great doctor! Dr. Yee took the time to listen to my concerns and find the best treatment for my dry eyes. I also go to him for my yearly eye check ups. Friendly and helpful staff. Location is easy to get to with plenty of parking!
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