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Dr. Richard Russell, MD

Ophthalmology*
3.0 (2)
Map Pin Small Flushing, NY
Accepting new patients
38 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Richard Russell, MD

Dr. Richard Russell, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Flushing, NY. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 38 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from Penn State University College of Medicine and is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Russell an average 3.0 star rating.

Dr. Russell works at Ascension Medical Group Wisconsin - Greenfield in Flushing, NY with other offices in Astoria, NY, Southampton, NY, Brooklyn, NY and Hewlett, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Retinal Telangiectasia, Macular or Retinal Edema and Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Russell's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
    4161 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11355 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 539-4010
  2. 2
    NYU Langone Medical Associates - Astoria Cardiology and Steinway Medical
    4207 30TH AVE, Astoria, NY 11103 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 204-6667
  3. 3
    SightMD NY Southhampton
    186 Old Town Rd, Southampton, NY 11968 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (631) 283-3533
  4. 4
    SightMD
    902 49Th St, Brooklyn, NY 11219 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 577-4722
  5. 5
    SightMD
    1229 Broadway Ste 210, Hewlett, NY 11557 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 239-6789
  6. 6
    Office
    67 Hampton Rd Unit 102, Southampton, NY 11968 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (631) 283-3222

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Good Samaritan Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Retinal Telangiectasia
Macular or Retinal Edema
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Pinguecula
Accommodation Disorders
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Astigmatism
Blepharitis
Blocked Tear Duct
Brow Ptosis
Cataract
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Chalazion
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Corneal Diseases
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Retinopathy
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Eyes
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Exotropia
Eye Cancer
Eye Infections
Eyelid Disorders
Farsightedness
Floaters
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Glaucoma
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Hypertensive Retinopathy
Keratitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Nearsightedness
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Presbyopia
Senile Cataracts
Strabismus
Stye
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Tear Duct Disorders
Trichiasis
Visual Field Defects
Eyelid Surgery
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Scleritis
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blepharoconjunctivitis
Chorioretinal Scars
Choroidal Dystrophy
Color Blindness
Conjunctiva Cyst
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Erosion
Corneal Ulcer
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diplopia
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Disorder of Choroid
Drusen
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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ectropion of Eyelid
Entropion
Esotropia
Exophoria
Eye Pain
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Eyeball Contusion
Eyelid Spasm
Foreign Body in Eye
Headache
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Heterophoria
Hordeolum
Hypertropia
Hypotropia
Iridocyclitis
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Keratoconus
Lazy Eye
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Macular Degeneration
Macular Hole
Migraine
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Ocular Hypertension
Optic Neuritis
Paralytic Strabismus
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Progressive High Myopia
Pterygium
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Squamous Blepharitis
Staphyloma Posticum
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Xanthelasma of Eyelid
Cataract Removal Surgery
Cornea Surgery
Excision of Chalazion
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
LASIK
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Pterygium Surgery
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Tear Duct Surgery
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    About Dr. Richard Russell, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Years of Experience
    • 38 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, French
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    NPI Number
    • 1598772923
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • Penn State University College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Richard Russell, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Russell is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Russell has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Russell has seen patients for Retinal Telangiectasia, Macular or Retinal Edema and Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Russell on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    2 patients have reviewed Dr. Russell. The overall rating for this provider is 3.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Russell.

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