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Richmond Roeske, MD

Richmond Roeske, MD

Cataract, Comprehensive, Dry Eye, LASIK


Ophthalmologist and Cataract Surgeon

Dr. Richmond Roeske is a board-certified Ophthalmologist specializing in general ophthalmology, cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation, LASIK and refractive surgery, and micro-invasive glaucoma surgery.

Throughout his career, Dr. Roeske has emerged as a leader in his field. His particular area of interest in combining his over 20 years of experience with refractive and LASIK surgery with refractive cataract and premium lens technology to produce positive outcomes using the most advanced and current technology.

Dr. Roeske is a compassionate doctor who truly cares about his patients. For ten consecutive years, he has been named a Top Doctor as voted by his peers in independent surveys through Consumers’ Checkbook Guide to Top Doctors. He has treated thousands of patients, been awarded numerous honors, and published several investigative, medical, and surgical management abstracts in prestigious professional ophthalmology journals. Additionally, he has served as Assistant Clinical Professor and Associate Residency Coordinator at Loma Linda University School of Medicine.

Outside of his work with Ophthalmology, Dr. Roeske is passionate about helping children. Inspired by his own son’s successes with his journey with Autism, Dr. Roeske founded the R Kid’s Foundation in late 2018. To date, the foundation has raised more than 2 million dollars to help provide services and programs to compromised children across various walks of life.

  • College
    B.A., Southern University, Collegedale, TN (1992)
  • Medical School
    Doctor of Medicine, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA (1996)
  • Residency
    Ophthalmology Residency Program, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA (1997-2000)
  • Founder and Director of ‘R Kids Foundation
  • Named TOP DOCTOR by Inland Empire Magazine (2010-2019)
  • Associate Residency Coordinator
  • Retina Research Foundation, Lawrence Travel Grantee, ARVO (1998)
  • Chief Resident, Department of Ophthalmology, Loma Linda University (1999 – 2000)
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • California Medical Association
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

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3939 Third Avenue
San Diego, California 92103
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700 West El Norte Parkway
Escondido, California 92026
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9834 Genesee Avenue
Suite 428
La Jolla, California 92037
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5330 Carroll Canyon Road
Suite 210
San Diego, CA 92121
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