Richard B. Prince, MD
Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery
Richard Prince, MD

Dr. Prince obtained his undergraduate pre-medical education from Washington University in St. Louis (www.wustl.edu), graduating summa cum laude and earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology in 1979. Dr. Prince then matriculated at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine (www.med.upenn.edu) where he was awarded a degree in Doctor of Medicine in 1983. After completing a medical internship at the Graduate Hospital he completed a three-year residency in ophthalmology at the Scheie Eye Institute (www.uphs.upenn.edu/ophthalmology) of the University of Pennsylvania. He then joined Drs. David Miller and Richard Tax full-time as the third comprehensive ophthalmologist of Tri-County Eye in the summer of 1987.

Dr. Prince proudly holds the appointment of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Perelman School of Medicine, at the University of Pennsylvania (http://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty/index.php/g327/p11808) where he has been involved in teaching cataract surgery to ophthalmology residents while on rotation at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center (www.philadelphia.va.gov).

Dr. Prince is a past-President of the Ophthalmic Club of Philadelphia. Previously active in hospital affairs, Dr. Prince was Chairman and member of the Board of Governors and Treasurer of the Medical Staff, Warminster Hospital, Tenet. Dr. Prince is a former Medical Director of Tri-County Surgery Center, a state-of-the-art, a AAAHC and Medicare-certified outpatient surgical center. He is a certified Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology (www.abop.org) and a Fellow of both the American Academy of Ophthalmology (www.aao.org) and the American College of Surgeons (www.facs.org). Dr. Prince has twice been designated (1996, 2002) as a “Top Doc” by Philadelphia Magazine. Dr. Prince has completed two humanitarian surgical missions to Ghana with Unite for Sight (www.uniteforsight.org), the first of which he was accompanied by his daughter, Dr. Jessica Prince Wolfish.

Dr. Prince is married to his college sweetheart; he and his wife have a daughter who joined Tri-County Eye in the Fall of 2015 after completing a fellowship in Cornea at Wills Eye Hospital (http://www.willseye.org/cornea-and-external-disease-fellowship) and a son who is a Law Review member of the Class of 2013 of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and an associate in the Philadelphia law firm of Morgan, Lewis.(http://www.morganlewis.com/).