Richard A Bernheimer, MD


  • Specialty: Ophthalmology
  • Languages: English, Russian, Interpreters Available
  • Gender: Male


Dr. Richard A. Bernheimer completed his medical degree at the University of California – Davis School of Medicine, followed by residency in ophthalmology at the U. C. Davis Medical Center. In addition to his medical degree, Dr. Bernheimer also holds a Master’s Degree in Health Administration from Cornell University. Dr. Bernheimer is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

After completing his training, Dr. Bernheimer started practicing in Vancouver, WA in 1998, where once established he went to work setting up the Vision Clinic at the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington. He serves as the ophthalmology Section Chief at Southwest Washington Medical Center and also serves as a Board Member of the Washington Ambulatory Surgery Center Association. In 2012 Dr. Bernheimer, along with 3 other Ophthalmologist started Eye Care Specialist of Vancouver, where together they offer exceptional services to the Vancouver and surrounding area.

When not working, Dr. Bernheimer enjoys spending time with his family, the culinary arts, snow skiing and photography.

Education and Certification

  • Masters: Cornell
  • Medical School: University of California - Davis, CA
  • Residency: University of California - Davis, CA
  • Internship: University of California - Davis, CA

Personal Interests

Spending time with family, Culinary Arts, Skiing, Photography

Contact Information

  • Practice Name: Eye Care Specialist of Vancouver, PC

Office Locations

  1. Primary Address
    Eye Care Specialist of Vancouver, PC
    • 505 NE 87th Avenue, Suite 100
    • Vancouver, WA, 98664
    • Phone: 360 904-6781
    • Fax: 360 859-3173

Hospital Locations

  1. Primary Address
    Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center
    • 2211 NE 139th Street
    • Vancouver, WA, 98686
    • Phone: 360-487-1000