Dr. Richard Yook, MD

Dr. Richard Yook, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Richard Yook, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Northridge, CA. He specializes in ophthalmology.


8940 Reseda Blvd Ste 103

Northridge, CA 91324
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sjögren's Syndrome
very high
more than 95% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Yook'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.

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

31  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • University Of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Riverside Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena Ca.
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Yook has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yook's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yook to family and friends
15 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Yook'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 (4)

The cons - Be prepared to spend at least an hour for your appointment. They must double book or book every 5 - 10 minutes. After a long wait - eye drops are given and another long wait as all rooms are full. You’ll spend about 5 minutes with the dr. I did not get surgery results expected. Pros -...more
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This has been the best eye glass prescription I have ever had in 5o years of wearing glasses. The staff is outstanding and the office has great parking and a convenient location.
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As a caregiver, I took my patient with an obvious eye infection to see her Opthomologist, Dr. yook. He performed her eye exam WITHOUT exam gloves! She did have an infection (like pink eye...very contageous), yet he did not think to wear gloves? Additionally, the antibiotic he prescribed noted...more
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As a fellow physician and surgeon, I can unreservedly say that Dr. Yook is an excellent surgeon. He is gentle, caring, a humanitarian, trustworthy, and has very excellent training. He is well known as an excellent cataract surgeon, both by his patients and the nurses who work with him in surgery....more
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