Dr. Ryan Rich, MD

Dr. Ryan Rich, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Ryan Rich, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2770 N Union Blvd Ste 140

Colorado Springs, CO 80909

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Rich'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*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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5  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Forest Park Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • St Louis University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rich has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rich's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rich to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rich's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Seems like a really nice guy. Turned out my wife did not have a hole in her eye! Ryan was very professional, they are really busy there. Took 3 hours, but the good news was no surgery. The bad news was the cost. I think I would go back.
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Dr Rich has always been very pleasant and professional. I have had eye surgery that he performed and it went well. The followup has been excellent. A complication arose over a year later and he has effectively treated the problem. I would highly recommend him. The staff has been helpful and...more
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Good technician? Yes. Good communicator? NO. Doesn't like to answer questions. And then decided to dismiss me, no reason. This also blocks me from seeing ANY dr. at Retina Consultants. Ok. Eileen , ugh. Don't try to reason w/her. Attitude problem much? The doctors are protected by...more
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