Dr. William Rich III, MD

Dr. William Rich III, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 72
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Dr. William Rich III, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Falls Church, VA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in ophthalmology.

6231 Leesburg Pike Ste 608

Falls Church, VA 22044

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
very high
more than 97% of peers
Migraine
very high
more than 92% of peers
Corneal Erosion
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Rich III'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

This content was provided by Dr. Rich III "Northern Virginia Ophthalmology Associates is a multidisciplinary ophthalmology practice (Eye MDs) that performs medical and surgical care for your eyes. Your eye health is our number one concern. "

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

60  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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6  Procedures

  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Laser Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Georgetown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • San Francisco General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Georgetown University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rich III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rich III's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rich III to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Rich III'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Since Dr. Rich is retiring from his practice, I was pleased to learn that he is taking care of his patients by reviewing their folders and referring his patients to another doctor on his staff. It's comforting to know that in Dr. Rich's absence, I will be receiving the same level of care that I...more
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