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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Ruiz is Good. Dr. Ruiz has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 3.0
Bedside Manner 1.7
Spends Time with Me 1.0
Follows Up After Visit 1.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Ruiz, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Cancer (Choroid Neoplasm)
  • Eye Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Inherited Retinal Degeneration
  • Melanoma
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Uveitis (Anterior Uveitis)
  • Vitrectomy

Education & Awards

Dr. Ruiz graduated from The University of Texas at Galveston.


Dr. Ruiz has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer 
  • Memorial Hermann Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Stranahan Ruiz MD is a male Ophthalmologist and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Richard S. Ruiz practice?
Dr. Richard Ruiz has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Ruiz practices Ophthalmology near Houston, TX.
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