Richard Tipperman, MD Neurology

Dr. Richard Tipperman, MD

Neurology, Ophthalmology
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 (10 other locations)
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About Richard Tipperman MD

Dr. Richard Tipperman, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Bala Cynwyd, PA, with other offices in Northfield, NJ and Media, PA (and 7 other locations). He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology, Ophthalmology. Dr. Tipperman is affiliated with Springfield Hospital. He speaks Korean and Spanish.

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  • Easy scheduling
  • On-time appointments
  • Trusted diagnosis


  • Patients' Choice Award (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)

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  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)

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  • On-Time Doctor Award (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)

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  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2020)

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  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2020)

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Dr. Richard Tipperman has 11 locations

Ophthalmic Partners Of Pennsylvania 100 Presidential Blvd Ste 200 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Main Line Surgery Center 10 Presidential Blvd Ste 200 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Ophthalmic Partners Of Pennsylvania 901 E 8th Ave Ste 101 King of Prussia, PA 19406
Ophthalmic Partners Of Pennsylvania 125 S 9Th St Ste 400 Philadelphia, PA 19107
Tlc Philadelphia Laser Eye Surgery Center 600 W Germantown Pike Ste 160 Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Ophthalmic Partners Of Pennsylvania 775 ROUTE 70 E STE F180 MARLTON, NJ 08053
Riddle Hospital 1068 W Baltimore Pike Media, PA 19063
Bryn Mawr Hospital 130 S Bryn Mawr Ave Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
Virtua Marlton Hospital 90 Brick Rd Marlton, NJ 08053


Dr. Richard Tipperman has the following 2 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Richard Tipperman has the following 9 areas of expertise

  • Lasik Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Exam
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Vision Issues
  • Blindness
  • Eye Pain
  • Cataract


39 Years Experience

Wills Eye Institute


University Of Rochester School Of Medicine & Dentistry

Graduated in 1984

Dr. Richard Tipperman Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Advantage EPO
  • Aetna APCN Open Access Aetna Select
  • Aetna AWH NJ Choice POS II MultiTier
  • Aetna AWH NJ Choice POS II MultiTier - Standard Savings
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO Open Access
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Innovation Health Aetna Premier Care Network Plus
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna Premier Care Network APCN Choice POS II OAMC
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • AmeriHealth HMO, POS, DPOS
  • Amerihealth Hospital Advantage
  • Amerihealth Regional Pref Ntwk EPO POS + PPO
  • Amerihealth Regional Pref Ntwk HMO HMO + POS
  • AmeriHealth Regional Preferred POS+
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBSA High Performance Network - Tiered
  • Capital BC PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Community Blue PPO
  • Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
  • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Highmark Alliance Flex Blue
  • Highmark BCBS Community Blue PPO
  • Highmark BCBS my Blue Access EPO
  • Highmark BCBS PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Shared Cost 1500, a Multi-State Plan
  • Highmark Community Blue Flex EPO
  • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • Highmark Comprehensive Care Blue PPO 1500 MRF
  • Highmark Comprehensive Care Flex Blue PPO 500 MRF
  • Highmark Health Savings Blue PPO 1400 MRF
  • Highmark Shared Cost Blue PPO 6000 MRF
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS OMNIA
  • Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER1
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Horizon BCBSNJ Managed Care Network
  • Horizon Direct Access
  • Horizon HMO
  • Horizon OMNIA
  • Horizon POS
  • Horizon PPO
  • Humana / ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Independence BC Keystone HMO Proactive
  • Keystone HMO Proactive
  • Local Value Network POS+
  • MD IPA/Optimum Choice HMO/Preferred POS
  • Medica Choice With UHC
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Health Plan EPO/PPO
  • MVP Liberty EPO/PPO
  • Oscar HMO PA
  • Personal Choice EPO
  • Regional Preferred POS+
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC MD IPA/Optimum Choice HMO/Preferred POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Nexus Open Access
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Richard Tipperman

Richard Tipperman, M.D. is a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York. He completed a residency at Wills Eye Hospital and served as Chief Resident in 1991. Since completing his residency, he has maintained an active practice at Wills Eye Institute as well as at multiple area hospitals. Dr. Tipperman was certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology in 1992. He is a member of several local and national professional societies. His practice specializes in refractive surgery, cataract surgery and management of complications of cataract surgery. He has authored numerous publications, and has been awarded prestigious Best Paper of Session award twice at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery annual meeting. First, for the study of clear corneal wound healing and second for the first paper presented on intravitreal kenalog injections at the time of cataract surgery. He has performed live surgery at the AICCER OSN Congress in Rome, Italy. Dr. Tipperman was one of only 14 ophthalmic surgeons selected to participate in and perform the surgery for the FDA core study of Alcon multifocal intraocular lens implant. This lens received FDA approval in the spring of 2005 and was released as the Acrysof ReStor intraocular lens. Dr. Tipperman lectures frequently locally, nationally and internationally on topics involving complex and advanced technology cataract surgery. He has been listed as one of the Top Doctors in both Philadelphia Magazine and Main Line Today, and also listed as one of the '34 Best Ophthalmologists in America' by Becker's ASC Review. He was also featured in the March/April 2011 Issue of Premier Surgeon.


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