Renee Richards, M.D., F.A.C.S.

For many years Dr. Richards has maintained a private practice specializing in the treatment of strabismus and eye muscle disorders in children and adults, medically and surgically. At the same time, she has been the Head of the Strabismus Department as well as Surgeon Director at the Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital and now holds the position of Professor of Ophthalmology at the NYU Medical School.

She is a world-renowned lecturer and writer. She is the author of "A Text and Atlas of Strabismus Surgery," published in 1994 and has written many book chapters and contributed numerous articles to professional journals in her field as well as serving on the editorial board of the Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus.

Appointments (current) 

  • Attending Manhattan Ear Nose & Throat Hospital, New York, NY 

  • Attending New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, New York, NY 

  • Attending Putnam Hospital Center, Carmel, NY


  • American Board of Ophthalmology


  • American College of Surgeons 

  • New York Academy of Medicine 

  • New York Society of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Surgeons

Post-Graduate Education 

  • 1960-1961 - Internship Lenox Hill Hospital, New York City, NY 

  • 1961 - 1963 - Residency in Ophthalmology, Manhattan Eye Ear & Throat Hospital, NY 

  • 1965 - 1966 - Fellowships in Strabismus at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, University of Oregon & University of Iowa


  • 1959 - University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY, M.D. 

  • 1955 - Yale University, New Haven, CT, A.B.

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