Dr. Richard K Forster MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Richard Forster is an ophthalmologist in Miami, Florida. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami and Jackson Health System. He received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 45 years. He is one of 108 doctors at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami and one of 47 at Jackson Health System who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1966 - 1968

Boston University Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1963 - 1964

Boston University School of Medicine
Class of 1963

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Epidemiology and visual outcomes in patients with infectious scleritis.
Hodson, K. L.,Galor, A.,Karp, C. L.,Davis, J. L.,Albini, T. A.,Perez, V. L.,Miller, D.,Forster, R. K.

Infectious Keratitis Progressing to Endophthalmitis: A 15-Year-Study of Microbiology, Associated Factors, and Clinical Outcomes.
Henry, C. R., Flynn, H. W., Miller, D., Forster, R. K., Alfonso, E. C.

Corneoscleral block excision grafts: indications, techniques, and outcomes.
Donaldson, K.E., Dubovy, S.R., Forster, R.K.

See all 14 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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