Dr. Richard L. Deluca, MD

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132 E 76th St, Suite 2D, New York, NY, 10021

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Richard Deluca, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist. He graduated cum laude with his undergraduate degree, B.A. in Biology, from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Dr. Deluca earned his Medical Doctor Degree from Medical College of Virginia, School of Medicine, Richmond, VA.

Continuing his education, Dr. Deluca completed an Internal Medicine Preliminary Internship from Lenox Hill Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, New York, NY. He then completed an Ophthalmology Residency Program at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Deluca's topped off his final year of Residency with an appointment as Chief Resident.

Dr. Deluca received the William H. and Judith Turner Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology at New York Eye & Ear Infirmary.

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Dr. Deluca was knowledgeable and easy to talk to about my issue. The front office staff was also very knowledgeable, efficient and helpful.

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Great guy - explained everything to me and was very attentive!

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Professional, Courteous and efficient!

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Loved the doc and my visit

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Dr. DeLuca is both professional, amiable and kind. I was late for my appointment and assumed I would have to reschedule (I also felt awful for having wasted anyone's time and would have understood if it was not possible to see me that day.) The whole office was incredibly forgiving and kind, and while I did have a shortened exam, I was seen and it was still thorough enough for my needs. This, with enough time for a few brief questions to be answered and some benevolent witty patient/dr. banter. Thank you, office of kind professionals!

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I would not recommend this doctor to anyone. Over the past two months, I had three procedures done by Dr. Deluca in order to resolve the same issue in my eye and today the issue remains unresolved. Also I waited 90 minutes before I was seen for my first procedure because they double booked the room that they needed to use for the procedure. I am now going to see a different doctor but in order to get my medical records released, I am being charged for the records to be mailed to me because this office does not provide an option to receive the information electronically.

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I have been seeing Dr. Deluca for over 10 years and he has always been professional, courteous and available to answer any questions I may have about my eyes, eyesight and overall health.

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I have been going to Dr. Deluca for years and I love him. He's professional and quick about everything. And he's very good at answering all your questions and giving you lots of options.

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Excellent bedside manner and very professional. I highly recommend Dr. Deluca.

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A doctor's doctor.

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Dr. Deluca was very helpful, professional, trustworthy, and genuinely concerned with the issue at hand. Highly recommended!

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I thought the staff was very friendly and helpful. Dr Deluca himself was extremely professional and patient as I went through my eye examine. Highly recommended him! Thanks guys

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Dr. Deluca is awesome! I never mind the wait because once you're with him he treats you like you're the most important patient he has.

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Very thorough. Very professional. Very nice staff. I'm a physician myself and would recommend to anyone.

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They were all professional and friendly, from the front desk all the way to the doctor

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I was seen quickly and the doctor was able to efficiently diagnose my issue and prescribe what I needed. He also asked me questions about other eye issues I have in my medical history, even though I hadn't come in for that, and talked to me about options (and gave me a referral to a specialist) I had written off long ago thinking that it wasn't viable for me.

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Great and informative!!

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Was seen at the exact time of my appointment and Dr. Richard is great.

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The office visit was timely and efficient. Dr Deluca took his time and answered all of my questions. I would highly recommend him.

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Very professional and responsive. Great bedside manner, considerate of my bus schedule and very much look forward to following up with him. I'd highly recommend!

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Been seeing Dr. Deluca for years and he's been very amazing! Very thorough, very efficient and very friendly!

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Professional! Personable and very smart! Great Dr!

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Dr. DeLuca is a great doctor he is very professional and his office staff are as well. He has the utmost respect for you and your time.

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Not exactly chatty/friendly, but was very professional and courteous. I am a physician and would recommend him/come back.

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He was knowledgable, thorough, and efficient. He was able to answer all my questions in easy-to-understand ways. I highly recommend him.

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Despite a very busy day, Dr. DeLuca's staff saw me in a reasonable amount of time. When it came time for my appointment, Dr. DeLuca's was well-versed with my eye history and why I was seeing him again. His support staff was thorough and polite. It was the end of the year, and I'm sure the crowd was due to last-chance-to-spend flexible spending dollars ... but I was very impressed with the staff, the clarity of explanation for everything that I was being tested on, and ultimately with the prognosis and follow-up.

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Explains everything well.

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Always a pleasant visit.

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Excellent doctor and office staff! The appointment started right on time. Everyone was very courteous and professional. Dr. DeLuca is outstanding!

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He's wonderful, I was on my one hour lunch break, and believe me I was impress.

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Dr. Deluca was super professional and helpful. He manage to explain everything clearly to me. I trust his diagnose. Also the front desk, Michael and Jennifer, they're quite busy but patient. And other staff, helped me out with my insurance issue. Five-star experience!

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Dr. Deluca is very thorough and explains everything clearly. He's also very patient and professional. Jennifer (receptionist) was very helpful! Thank you Jennifer :)

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Both Dr DeLuca and Dr Smith are highly professional and knowledgeable doctors. Need iI say more.

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Excellent! He talked me through everything he did and explained my diagnosis and treatment plan in great detail. I ll be back

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Very nice staff and doctor, but appointments are so brief, the doctor doesn't fully explain the treatment to the patient, (he does give you directions about taking the prescription, but not the reason for a particular prescription, and why its important.) I also wonder if he doesn't favor the newest and most expensive drugs over the tried and true?

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Dr. Deluca was very patient, very clear in his explanations, and provided as much information as he could about the conditions I was there to have diagnosed. He didn't do any tests that were overkill, but was very thorough in everything he did. I don't wear glasses, so I don't have regular eye exams, but I can't imagine finding a better eye doctor when I do need one!

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I thought Dr. Deluca was very professional, knowledgeable and efficient! I arrived about 20 minutes early and I was still seen just about right away. Very pleased with the care I received!

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Good, efficient professional, very busy office though. Could have spent more time explaining things.

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Dr. DeLuca was very thorough during the visit. He explained everything in a lot of detail, and I learned a lot during the visit. Everyone was very helpful at the front desk, and I was seen within 15 minutes. I would definitely recommend him. I saw Dr. DeLuca because of dry eyes after having Lasik eye surgery at another center. He told me it was very common for people to have dry eyes after Lasik surgery (which is why more people are doing Lasek surgery now). He developed a very thorough plan to treat me dry eyes.

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Very professional, pleasant and efficient doctor. Office staff also attentive and pleasant. Although not elaborate or spacious waiting room, excellent health care experience.

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