Richard Bensinger
Richard E. Bensinger, M.D.

Richard E. Bensinger, M.D.

Richard E. Bensinger, M.D.

Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology (Eye Center), Plastic Surgery

Clinical Interests / Special Procedures Performed

Cataract Surgery, Contact Surgery-No Stich, Cosmetic Surgery, Eye Trauma, Eyes, Artificial, Glaucoma, LASIK, Lasik Refractive Surgery, Oculoplastic Surgery, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Photorefractive Keratectomy

  • Accepting Children: Yes
  • Accepting New Patients: Yes
  • Accepting Medicare: Yes
  • Accepting Medicaid/DSHS: Yes
Payment Methods Accepted:

Bill Insurance, VISA, Master Card, Cash, Check, Discover Card

Insurance Accepted:

Aetna Preferred, Cigna, First Choice (CIGNA), Labor & Industries, Pacific Mutual, Pru-Net PPO, Molina, Uniform Medical Plan (WA St Health), Washington Physician Services, Premera Blue Cross/Health Plus, Regence Traditional - Boeing

Additional Information:

Internship: Johns Hopkins University, MD

Philosophy of Care

I offer comprehensive, personalized care in a warm and friendly office. I provide all ophthalmic and optical services including cataract evaluation, glaucoma management, laser services - including LASIK and cosmetic plastic surgery around the eye. I emphasize special care to older citizens and pediatric patients. I maintain a fully certified referral office.

Medical School

Johns Hopkins University, MD


Johns Hopkins University, MD ; Washington University , MD


Washington University, MD; University of California at San Francisco, CA

Board Certifications




Professional Associations:

President of King County Medical Society


Emeritus Chairman of Swedish Hospital Ophthalmology Department

Additional Information:

Internship: Johns Hopkins University, MD

Author of over 60 professional papers. Consultant to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center and the Washington State government on ophthalmological issues and to the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  Member of judicial council of the King County Medical Society and delegate to the State Medical Society annual delegate meeting.


Richard Bensinger, MD
1221 Madison St., Suite 1200
Arnold Medical Pavilion
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: (206) 292-6427
Fax: (206) 624-5114
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