Richard K. Levin, O.D., is CEO of Levin Eye Care. After graduating from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1999, he went on to the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and graduated in 2003. Following graduation, Richard spent 5 years training at Mercy Medical Center, heavily involved in the medical and surgical treatment of Glaucoma and Cataracts.
In 2006, Dr. Richard, along with his father Dr. Howard Levin opened two optical family practices. Growing the family business to provide comprehensive eye care to local communities quickly became a passion for Richard. Maintaining their vision to ensure every single patient gets treated like family, they now operate 10 offices throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan area.
Dr. Richard Levin, along with his team of doctors, believes that vertical integration of Optometry and Ophthalmology is the future for the delivery of healthcare. As the company scales, they never those sight of the human connection with their patients. Richard proudly declares, “It’s this secret sauce that seems so easy but often gets lost in today’s busy world. This human interaction is what we are built on and is the very foundation of our family business.”
Levin specializes in comprehensive eye care including the treatment and management of glaucoma, contact lenses, and pre- and post-operative cataracts. He is specifically trained in the management of new lens implants including Alcon AcrySofPanOptixlens implant. He has privileges at Mercy Hospital and is heavily involved in the integration of optical services, primary care optometry, and general ophthalmology.
While away from the office, you can find Richard spending time with his daughter, Charleigh or attending a local ball game. He is an active member of the CrossFit community and passionate about keeping up to date on all MLB, NBA and NFL games.
Dr. Levin is certified by the National Board of Optometry and is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Maryland Optometric Association