Dr. Richard Tipperman MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Richard Tipperman is an ophthalmologist in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Wills Eye Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Tipperman accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 238 doctors at Wills Eye Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology, Cataract Related

Clinical Interests: Complications Management, Premium Intraocular Lens Implants

Hospital Affiliation

Wills Eye Hospital
Ranked #2 in Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

University of Rochester
Residency, General Surgery, 1984–1985

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1985–1988

Wills Eye Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1988–1991

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

DE State Medical License
Active through 2015

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

Chemoreduction for nonvisualized retinoblastoma hidden behind dense cataract.
Nallasamy, S., Ramasubramanian, A., Shields, C. L., Tipperman, R., Shields, J. A.

Pharmacologic considerations for cataract surgery.
Tipperman, R.

Pars plana vitrectomy for macular holes combined with cataract extraction and lens implantation.
Kotecha, A. V., Sinclair, S. H., Gupta, A. K., Tipperman, R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Altius Provider Directory
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • Wellmark Alliance Select

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