Dr. Richard Reece Burns, DO - Temecula, CA - Ophthalmology Open Now

Dr. Richard Reece Burns, DO

Temecula, CA 92591 (1 other location)
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Dr. Richard Reece Burns, DO is a health care provider primarily located in Temecula, CA, with another office in San Diego, CA. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Burns is affiliated with Inland Valley Medical Center. He speaks English and Spanish.

Quick Facts

  • accepting new patients
  • 4
  • 44 years of experience
  • 79 insurances accepted
  • speaks English, Spanish
  • Carilion Health System
  • 1 specialty
  • 11 areas of expertise
  • 1 board certification
  • 1 hospital affiliation
  • 2 locations

Patients’ Perspective

  • On-time appointments
  • Good bedside manner

More about Dr. Richard Reece Burns

Dr. RICHARD R. BURNS, MD, is a board-certified Ophthalmologist specializing in Refractive Laser Eye Surgery, Cataract Surgery, and Refractive Lensectomy (RLE). He has performed refractive surgery for more than 35 years and has corrected the vision of thousands of San Diego, Temecula, Hemet, Sun City, and Murrieta patients.

As a highly regarded San Diego Laser Eye Surgery specialist, Dr. Burns performs a range of advanced Laser procedures in addition to LASIK treatment. At his state-of-the-art facility, patients can also undergo LASEK, and PRK procedures. For those patients who do not qualify for Laser Eye Surgery, Dr. Burns offers a Refractive Lensectomy. During this procedure, he removes the patient’s natural lenses and replaces them with sophisticated Intraocular Lens Implants (IOLs). He offers several types of refractive IOLs in San Diego. Dr. Burns also uses these lens implants to help San Diego Cataract patients eliminate their dependence on glasses and achieve crisp, clear vision at all distances.
  • Laser Cataract Surgery / LenSX
  • RLE - Refractive Lensectomy
  • PanOptix
  • Vivity
  • Toric IOLs
Dr. Burns received his medical doctorate from the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Following medical school, Dr. Burns completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of California, San Diego, where he served his final year as Chief Resident. Following his residency, Dr. Burns served as a Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology at the UCSD School of Medicine.

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Dr. Richard Reece Burns has 2 locations

Advanced Cataract Surgery & LASIK : Richard R. Burns, M.D.

41637 Margarita Rd Ste 100 Temecula, CA 92591
Accepting New Patients

New Freedom Eye Center - Dr. Richard Burns

3969 4th Ave Ste 300 San Diego, CA 92103
Accepting New Patients

Insurance Plans Accepted by Dr. Richard Reece Burns

  • Aetna Basic HMO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Vitalidad Plus CA con Aetna
  • Aetna Whole Health PrimeCare HMO CA
  • Aetna Whole Health PrimeCare OAMC CA
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem Advantage HMO
  • Anthem BC Pathway X EPO Network
  • AWH Southern CA Elect Choice
  • AWH Southern CA Managed Choice
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Priority Select HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA 2017 I&F HMO - CoveredCA
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
  • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Tandem PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Classic
  • First Health PPO
  • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA HMO Excelcare
  • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
  • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
  • Health Net CA HMO Wholecare
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
  • Health Net PureCare One EPO Individual & Family Plan
  • Health Net SmartCare Network HMO Large Group
  • Health Net SmartCare Network HMO Small Group
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana National POS
  • Molina Mrktplace CA
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC Signature Value Focus
  • UHC SignatureValue Alliance
  • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
  • UHC SignatureValue Focus
  • UHC SV Flex Tier 3
  • UHC West SignatureValue Advantage HMO Value Network
  • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
  • UHC West SignatureValue HMO


Dr. Richard Reece Burns has the following specialty

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Richard Reece Burns has the following 11 areas of expertise

  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Exam
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Vision Issues


Carilion Health System


Mayo Clinic Alix School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1980

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