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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8 Koret Way
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 476-3705
Fax: (415) 476-3511