Daniel G. Rich, MD
Dr. Rich is a Board Certified Comprehensive Ophthalmologist and Refractive Surgeon. He completed medical school and physician residency at the University of California, Davis and also studied at the University of Barcelona, Spain.
Dr. Rich was an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of California, Davis.
Dr. Rich became an Ophthalmologist in 1991 and has distinguished himself in many ways. As a physician with Kaiser Permanente, he not only maintained a thriving medical and surgical practice, but also became well known for his groundbreaking work as the National Medical Director for Laser Vision Correction.
Dr. Rich has become a progressive leader in the technology used in Laser Vision Correction. In 2006, Alcon Laboratories Inc., the world’s largest ophthalmic company, appointed Dr. Rich as a Clinical Advisor of Refractive Surgery, only one of two in the nation. In 2008, Alcon appointed Dr. Rich as a Certified Training Instructor for the Allegretto Wavelight laser system.
Dr. Rich also holds the prestigious position of Associate Board Examiner with the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Rich’s excellent medical and surgical skills and his sincere concern for patient welfare have earned him a reputation as a caring and dedicated physician.
Dr. Rich is fluent in Spanish.
Gary P. Barth, MD
Dr. Barth is one of the North Bay’s most experienced corneal surgeons. He attended medical school at USC and completed his Corneal Surgery Fellowship at UCSF and has been in private practice in Santa Rosa since 1983. He has lectured on corneal surgery nationally and internationally and has published chapters in four editions of Current Ocular Therapy, America’s best selling ophthalmology reference publication.
Dr. Barth was an early adapter to Laser Vision Correction Surgery. Prior to FDA approval in the United States, he traveled to Canada and Mexico to study the procedure. He underwent LASIK Surgery himself in 1996 and has been performing the surgery ever since.
Dr. Barth has made a strong commitment to improving the quality of medical care in Sonoma County. He founded and was the Medical Director of the Eye Bank of Sonoma, and also serves as the current Medical Director of 4th Street Laser and Surgery Center, Sonoma County’s busiest ocular surgery center.