The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in more than 100 locations internationally, including in the United States. OCLI is following reasonable protocols consistent with guidelines put forth by the CDC and the World Health Organization (WHO) to protect our patients and colleagues. Stay up-to-date and learn more about coronavirus.

Richard L. Deluca, MD

Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, Laser Cataract and Refractive Surgeon

Richard L. Deluca, MD graduated cum laude with his undergraduate degree, B.A.(Biology), from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Dr. Deluca earned his Medical…

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Education

  • Medical School

    • Virginia Commonwealth University – Doctor of Medicine

  • Residency in Ophthalmology

    • The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary

  • B.A., Biology

    • Vanderbilt University

Professional activities

  • Affiliations

    American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Affiliations

    American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Affiliations

    New York State Ophthalmological Society
  • Affiliations

    American Medical Association
  • Appointment

    Associate Adjunct, Department of Ophthalmology , New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
  • Appointment

    Attending Surgeon, Ocular Trauma Service, New York Eye & Ear Infirmary

NewsOctober 4, 2019

Eye Institute of New York Joins OCLI to Provide Expanded and Improved Patient Care

New York, NY, (December 10, 2018)— OCLI, a Spectrum Vision Partners (SVP) managed practice, today announced it will be adding the respected eye care team of Peter J. Breingan, MD, Richard DeLuca, MD, and Lauren Wolitzer, OD, of Eye Institute of New York. The doctors will maintain their current Manhattan practice address at 132 East 76th…

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Biography

Richard L. Deluca, MD graduated cum laude with his undergraduate degree, B.A.(Biology), from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Dr. Deluca earned his Medical Doctor Degree from Medical College of Virginia, School of Medicine, Richmond, VA.

Continuing his education, Dr. Deluca completed an Internal Medicine Preliminary Internship from Lenox Hill Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, New York, NY. He completed an Ophthalmology Residency Program from the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Deluca’s final year of Residency was distinguished by his appointment as Chief Resident.

In June of 2000, Dr. Deluca received the William H. and Judith Turner Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology at New York Eye & Ear Infirmary.

Office Status Update

We are here for our patients and the community during this difficult time and are committed to providing eye care for those who need it in a safe and clean environment - although have temporarily closed the majority of our eye clinics in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

WE ARE OCCASIONALLY OPEN AT SELECT REGIONAL EMERGENCY CARE CLINICS FOR VISION THREATENING EMERGENCIES BY APPOINTMENT