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 106 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
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami
Ranked #1 in Ophthalmology
Jackson Health System
Ranked #1 in 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.
- 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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