Dr. Rick Carpenter, DO

Dr. Rick Carpenter, DO

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Rick Carpenter, DO is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Hilo, HI. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.

49 Kuikini St

Hilo, HI 96720

Contact Information

(808) 935-2964

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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more than 98% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 94% of peers
Pterygium
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Carpenter does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Adult Strabismus
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Alternating Hyperphoria
  • Amaurosis Fugax
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blurred Vision
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brawny Scleritis
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Chronic Eye Diseases
  • Color Blindness
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cyclophoria
  • Cyclotropia
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetes-Like Blepharitis
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dilatation
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • North Carolina Macular Dystrophy
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Convergence Spasm
  • Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Photokeratitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trachoma
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Watering Eyes

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridotomy
  • Laser Office Procedure
  • Laser Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty or Iridectomy
  • Macular Translocation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures
  • Prism Lenses
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Ultrasound
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Hawaii.

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

  • WESTERN U HLT SCI COL OSTEO MED OF THE PACIFIC
    Medical School | Graduated 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Carpenter has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Carpenter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Dutch

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carpenter's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carpenter to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Carpenter's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Carpenter accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus

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Hilo Medical Center
1190 Waianuenue Ave
Hilo, HI 96720
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