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Dr. Richard Lewis, MD

Dr. Richard Lewis, MD

Age 62 Ophthalmology* M
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Dr. Richard Lewis, MD works in Tucson, AZ as an Ophthalmology Specialist and has 37 years experience.

They are board certified in Ophthalmology and graduated from Oregon Health & Science University in 1987. Dr. Lewis completed a residency at University WI|Ventura Co Medical Center. Dr. Lewis has has worked on more claims relating to Blindness, Nearsightedness and Visual Field Defects than other providers in the area. At present, Dr. Lewis has received an average rating of 3.3 from patients and has been reviewed 12 times. They are affiliated with Saint Joseph's Hospital. They are accepting new patients. Dr. Lewis also speaks Afghani and Spanish. Dr. Lewis practices at Fishkind, Bakewell, Maltzman & Hunter Eye Care and Surgery Center in Tucson, AZ and has additional offices in Madison, WI.


  • University WI|Ventura Co Medical Center, Residency Hospital — 1998
  • Ventura County Medical Center, Internship Hospital — 1988
  • Oregon Health & Science University, Medical School — 1987

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of Arizona, Inc.
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Oct 01, 2022
I have been going to Dr Lewis for years. He follows me because I have type two diabetes. He was first to diagnose Fuchs Dystrophy and followed me until it was time to have a corneal transplant. He knowledgeable, friendly and patient. I recommend him highly.
Ken Nolen — Oct 01, 2022
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Dr. Richard Lewis, MD accepts new patients on Medical News Today. See Dr. Lewis's profile to make an appointment.

Dr. Lewis accepts Aetna, Anthem and Assurant Health as well as many others.

Dr. Lewis' office is located at 5599 N Oracle Rd Tucson, AZ 85704. Find other locations and directions on MedicalNewsToday.

Dr. Lewis frequently sees patients for Blindness, Nearsightedness and Visual Field Defects. Check Dr. Lewis' experience on other conditions or procedures on their MedicalNewsToday profile.

Yes, Dr. Lewis speaks Afghani and Spanish. See Dr. Lewis' profile on MedicalNewsToday for more information.

Dr. Lewis has a star rating of 3.3/5 and has been reviewed 12 times.

Dr. Lewis is board certified in Ophthalmology.

Dr. Lewis has been practicing as an Ophthalmology Specialist for 37 years.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Saint Joseph's Hospital


  1. Fishkind, Bakewell, Maltzman & Hunter Eye Care and Surgery Center

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      Fishkind, Bakewell, Maltzman & Hunter Eye Care and Surgery Center
      5599 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704 Directions (520) 293-6740
  1. Fishkind, Bakewell, Maltzman Hunter & Associates Eye Care

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      Fishkind, Bakewell, Maltzman Hunter & Associates Eye Care
      10425 N Oracle Rd Ste 135, Tucson, AZ 85737 Directions (520) 293-6740
  1. Kremer Eye Center

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      University Station Clinics
      2880 University Ave, Madison, WI 53705 Directions (608) 263-1480

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