Manchester CT Dr. Richard D. Carlton, M.D. Connecticut | Glaucoma Doctor | Manchester Ophthalmology


Richard D. Carlton, M.D.


Richard D. Carlton, M.D.
Education : State University of New York at Buffalo
B.S. Engineering Science, 9/68 – 6/72
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY
M.D., 7/72 – 6/75
Montefiore Hospital Medical Center, New York, NY
Straight Medical Internship, 7/75 – 6/76
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY
Ophthalmology Residency, 7/76 – 7/79
Honors: Tau Epsilon Pi – Engineering Honor Society, 1971 – 1972
Dean’s List – S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo, 1968 -1972
Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude – S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo, 1972
Research Experience: Mathematical Modeling of Lung Tissue – Sr. Sung, S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo, 1972
Biologic Clocks – Systems Analysis – Sr. Sung, S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo, 1972
Board Certified: Ophthalmology, 05 / 14 / 1980
Work Experience: Partnership – Private Practice, 7 /76 – 6/ 82
Solo – Private Practice, 6 / 82 – 12 / 96
Group Practice, 1/ 97 – Present
Committee Work: Chairman, Dept of Ophthalmology, Manchester Memorial Hospital,1987 – 1992
Credentialing Committee, Manchester Memorial Hospital, 1994 – Present
Vice President, Dept of Surgery, Manchester Memorial Hospital, 1996 – 1999
Chairman, O.R. Committee, Manchester Memorial Hospital, 1996 – 1999
Medical Ethics Committee
Medical Education
Certificate Course
Bio Medical Ethics
Montifiore / NYU Medical Center, 2004 – 2005
Bio Ethics, Policy and the War : Judge Barry Schaller
Wesleyan University ( Auditing )
Masters, Public Health
UConn Health Center, 9 /06 – Present

Dr. Carlton has been in private practice in Manchester for 26 years. Areas of professional interest are the diagnosis and treatment of Glaucoma and Ocular involvement in systemic medical conditions. Recent fields of study include medical ethics and public health.

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