Dr. Robert Rice, MD

Dr. Robert Rice, MD

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Anterior Segment Ophthalmology  |  
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67 y/o
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Dr. Robert Rice, MD is an anterior segment ophthalmology doctor who practices in Boerne, TX. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Read his story

Rashid, Rice, Flynn & Reily Eye Associates

113 Falls Ct Ste 100

Boerne, TX 78006
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CHAMPVA
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Novitas Solutions, Inc.
  • PHCS
  • Simply Healthcare
  • Simply Healthcare Plans

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Glaucoma
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more than 95% of peers
Presbyopia
very high
more than 90% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Rice's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rice "Robert A. Rice, M.D. has been faithfully serving the community of San Antonio while meeting its eye health needs since 1985. A comprehensive Ophthalmologist, he provides a wide range of services from state-of-the-art cataract surgery including multifocal IOL’s, to glaucoma and diabetic eye care. Rashid, Rice, and Flynn Eye Associates, serve as the eye doctors to the Spurs. After graduating from the U.S. Air Force Academy, Dr. Rice received his Medical Degree from Tulane Medical School in New Orleans in 1976. He completed his Ophthalmology Residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center. Dr. Rice is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He has been a Clinical Associate Professor at the Uniformed Services for the Health Sciences for over 15 years. Prior to opening his practice in San Antonio in 1985, he served in the Air Force for 13 years, and retired as a Lt. Colonel from the USAF Reserves in 1993. He received a Master of Arts in Lay Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2009. Dr. Rice has been active in the community. He has served as the chairman of the International Health Committee for Bexar County Medical Society. He has been a director of the Lions Sight Research Foundation that developed the Mobil Eye Screening Unit and the Lions Low Vision Center at UTHSCSA. He is a member of the Founders Lions Club. Dr. Rice has participated in many medical mission trips to Central America. Serving as medical director, he has led teams that provided eye glasses, medical and surgical services to over 90,000 patients. In 1992, he founded I Care San Antonio, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing medical services to the indigent. Free cataract surgeries and over 17,000 eye exams and glasses have been given to the needy of San Antonio and Mexico. He is the Medical Director of I Care Vision Center at the Haven for Hope. In 1997, he was a merit winner of the JC Penney Golden Rule Award. He was inducted into the Founders Lions Club Honor Roll in 2002. Dr. Rice received the American Academy of Ophthalmology Humanitarian Service Award in 2010."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rice We provide the highest level of medical and surgical eye care, enhancing the quality of our patients' lives providing you and your family with compassionate personal care, utilizing the latest technology to diagnose and treat your condition.
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Specialties

  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orbital Disorders
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Board Certifications

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

  • Accidental Eye Injuries
  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Adult Strabismus
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Alternating Hyperphoria
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Astigmatism
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Binocular Vision Disorder
  • Black Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brawny Scleritis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • 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
  • 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
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Paresis
  • Eye Strain
  • Eyebrow Disorders
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Lesions
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Harada's Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Monofixation Syndrome
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Convergence Spasm
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ophthalmoplegia
  • Optic Nerve Disorder
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Reading Disorders
  • Refractive Error
  • Refractive Eye Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Severe Myopia
  • Stye
  • Trachoma
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Aura
  • Visual Dysfunction
  • Vitreous Detachment
  • Watering Eyes
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Antifungal Eye Drops
  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Argon Laser Treatment
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Injection
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Prism Lenses
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Retinal Testing
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Ultrasound
  • YAG Laser 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

  • TULANE UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Keesler Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Wilford Hall Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rice has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Founders Lions Club, Member

Dr. Rice's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rice to family and friends
4.8
based on 1609 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Rice's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Mosca, CO |
He has an excellent staff and he provides good personal care!
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Dr. Rice accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Advantage
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    Medicare
  • CHAMPVA
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Humana PPO
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Novitas Solutions, Inc.
    Medicare
  • PHCS
  • Simply Healthcare
    Medicare
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Sunshine Health
    Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice
    United Healthcare PPO
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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