Dr. Rishav Kansal, MD

Dr. Rishav Kansal, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Rishav Kansal, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Richardson, TX. He graduated from Temple University and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

770 N Coit Rd Ste 2486

Richardson, TX 75080

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 89% of peers
Eye Infections
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Kansal's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kansal "Dr. Kansal was born in Philadelphia. After spending his youth in Pennsylvania and Delaware, his family moved to California. He completed his undergraduate studies in Human Biology at University of California, San Diego (2006) with Honors. He then journeyed back to Philadelphia to complete Medical School at Temple University School of Medicine (2011). He completed his Internship at Mercy Catholic Hospital in Darby, PA (2012). He then completed his Ophthalmology Residency at Temple University Hospital (2015). As a general ophthalmologist and cataract specialist, Dr. Kansal sees patients for routine eye exams, glasses and contacts, diabetic screenings, glaucoma evaluation, cataract screening, and dry eye treatment. He has experience with the latest techniques in cataract surgery. He has expertise in implanting the latest lenses including Toric (Astigmatism correction), Multi-focal, and Crystalens implants. Dr. Kansal also performs pterygium excision, eyelid surgery, minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, and several types of laser eye surgery."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kansal "Each patient deserves individualized attention and care. I try to provide that to the best of my ability for every patient by finding the cause of your problem, explaining the condition in basic English, discussing the options for treatment, and proceeding with a plan we both agree on. "

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

154  Conditions Treated

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Polar Cataract 2
  • Aphakia
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Argyll-Robertson Pupil
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharochalasis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Blurred Vision
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 1
  • Chemical Burn - Eyes
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroid Diseases and Disorders
  • Choroidal Melanoma
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Choroideremia
  • Choroiditis
  • Chronic Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Coloboma of Iris
  • Coloboma of Lens
  • Conjunctival Disorders
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Conjunctivitis With Pseudomembrane
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Epithelial Basement Membrane
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cystoid Macular Edema
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Lens Osmosis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectopic Pupil
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Essential Iris Atrophy
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Paresis
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Eyelid Tumor
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Gonococcal Conjunctivitis
  • Hypertrichosis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Iridodialysis
  • Iris Diseases
  • Iris Hypoplasia - Glaucoma
  • Iritis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy
  • Lens Disorders
  • Low Vision
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Dystrophy, Atypical Vitelliform
  • Marcus-Gunn Pupillary Sign
  • Migraine
  • Misaligned Eyes
  • Nearsightedness
  • Neuromyelitis Optica
  • Nonreactive Pupils
  • Ocular Albinism
  • Ocular Albinism II
  • Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid
  • Ocular Herpes (Herpes of the Eye)
  • Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Optic Atrophy
  • Optic Atrophy, Autosomal Dominant
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Nerve Hypoplasia, Familial Bilateral
  • Optic Nerve Tumor
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Papilledema
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plateau Iris Syndrome
  • Poor Color Vision
  • Posterior Capsule Clouding
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma
  • Pupil Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment With Break
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retrobulbar Neuropathy
  • Rosacea
  • Sarcoidosis of the Optic Nerve
  • Scleritis
  • Scotoma
  • Sebaceous Carcinoma of the Eyelid
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Subconjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Tubulointerstitial Nephritis With Uveitis Syndrome
  • Uveal Diseases
  • Uveitic Glaucoma
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Disorders
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Migraine
  • Vitreoretinal Degeneration
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Vitreous Diseases
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Watering Eyes


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65  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Surgery With Multifocal Implants
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Contact Lens Treatment
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelash Epilation
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Humphrey Visual Field Test for Glaucoma
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridotomy
  • Lacrimal Surgery
  • Laser Trabeculoplasty or Iridectomy
  • Lesion Removal
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Multifocal Contact Lens Treatment
  • Nasal Lacrimal Duct Surgery
  • Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis) Treatment
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Punctal Plug Removal
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Strabismus Treatment
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • Toric Intraocular Lens Implantation
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty


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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.


  • University Of California At San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Temple University
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kansal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Kansal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kansal to family and friends
28 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

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Dr. Kansal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Kansal Says:

I personally appreciate any feedback my patients have. Thank you in advance. -Dr. Kansal


Patient Comments (27)

I was extremely pleased with my cataract surgery. There was zero pain and was in and out of surgery very quickly. Dr. Kansal is a very caring , professional doctor. I would highly recommend to any of my friends. Kenneth Cranfill Forest Grove Nursery-Owner
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I was born not seeing clearly, one very nearsighted eye and one very farsighted eye. After my catarac surgeries I am seeing better than I ever have. Dr. Kansal's goal is simply to improve your vision the best he can. The friend who referred me to him agrees. You will experience his confidence and...more
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My experience with Dr. Kansal has been extraordinary. He spent extensive time examining me before explaining my condition and outlining options. He listened to questions and provided clear answers. His low keyed personality inspires trust in his professional goal to provide patients with the...more
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I went to Dr.Kansal for cataract surgery. I knew very little about it and Dr Kansal took time to explain in detail what it was and what I should expect. He was right on, and the surgery and recovery went just as planned. My sight has improved beyond my imagining . What I appreciated the most...more
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he gives great attention to detail answers. all questions no matter how many you have. Makes you feel like you are his only patient. Office is well run so glad I found him.
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