Dr. Richard L. Abbott MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Richard Abbott is an ophthalmologist in San Francisco, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including California Pacific Medical Center and John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek. He received his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and has been in practice for 43 years. He is one of 68 doctors at California Pacific Medical Center and one of 65 at John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1971–1972

Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1974–1977

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1977–1978

George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Class of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Minocycline-induced scleral, dental, and dermal pigmentation.
Morrow, G. L., Abbott, R. L.

Management of infectious endophthalmitis.
Forster, R. K., Abbott, R. L., Gelender, H.

Retinopathy of prematurity malpractice claims: the Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company experience.
Day, S., Menke, A.M., Abbott, R.L.

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