Richard Fish, MD
Richard Fish, MD
Dr. Fish is a Houston native who graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Texas at Austin and received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine.
completed an ophthalmology residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Eye Foundation Hospital
and Vitreoretinal Fellowship at California Pacific Medical Center
in San Francisco.
Subsequently, Dr. Fish was an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas for two and a half years.
He moved back to Houston and joined Retina Consultants of Houston in 1992.
has lectured extensively and published numerous scientific papers and book chapters on inflammatory and infectious conditions, vitreomacular diseases, and neuro-ophthalmologic disorders.
He is a nationally recognized specialist in the research and treatment of opportunistic infections of the eye and is a scientific reviewer for two major ophthalmic journals.
He lectures regularly on Eye Diseases in Visual Artists and is a physician member of the Houston Methodist Hospital Center for Performing Arts Medicine (CPAM).
Dr. Fish is a Clinical Associate Professor at Baylor College of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medical College, a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a past president of the Houston Ophthalmological Society.
is also the Deputy Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology
at Houston Methodist Hospital
and is fluent in Spanish.
spare time, he
is an avid photographer and enjoys travel with his
wife Gina and two children.
Dr. Fish is a member of the University of Texas Longhorn Alumni Band and an active musician, playing drums in two rock & roll bands comprised of doctors, and in a jazz band with professional musicians.Click on the links below for more information and articles written by Dr. Fish: