J. Frederick Riedel, Ophthalmologist

J. Frederick Riedel

Ophthalmologist

112 La Casa Via #260 Walnut Creek CA, 94598

About

John Frederick Riedel, MD, is a well-versed ophthalmologist who diagnoses and treats patients at Diablo Valley Eye Medical Center - The Refractive and Cosmetic Laser Center in Walnut Creek, CA. They specialize in early diagnosis and treatment of all vision disorders and eye diseases. Furthermore, Dr. Riedel has staff memberships at several local hospitals, including John Muir Health Group, where he has served as Chief of Staff in the past, and is a board member of the Beckman Vision Center at UCSF. Earlier in his career, he served as president of the East Bay Ophthalmic Society and the California Association of Ophthalmology. Dr. Riedel has an impressive professional journey that spans twenty years and has expanse knowledge and unrivaled expertise in all facets of ophthalmology. He has served the underserved communities around the world, providing services including comprehensive eye exams, life-altering surgeries, prosthetic eyes, dispensing of eyeglasses and more.

Education and Training

University of California San Francisco

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology- Ophthalmology

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 45 years of experience

Areas of expertise and specialization

CataractsRefractive Oculplastics

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Past President, East Bay Ophthalmic Society -
  • Board member of Beckman Vision Center, UCSF -

Professional Memberships

  • Pan American Association of Ophthalmology  
  • American Academy of Osteopathy  
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery  

Residency

  • University of California San Francisco (Corneal and Cosmetic Facial Surgery)

Fellowships

  • University of California Eye Surgery 

Internships

  • University of Oregon

Fellowships

  • Three Years in United States Air Force

Professional Society Memberships

  • Pan American Association of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Honesty, Caring, Listening to Patients

Hobbies / Sports

  • Fishing, Hunting, Hiking, Camping

Favorite professional publications

  • American Journal of Ophthalmology

J. Frederick Riedel's Practice location

Diablo Valley Eye Medical Center

112 La Casa Via #260 -
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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New patients: 925-934-6300
Fax: 925-933-9547

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Get to Know J. Frederick Riedel, MD, a highly regarded expert in refractive eye and cataract surgery.

Dr. Riedel is not only an outstanding ophthalmologist and an expert in his field but has been proud to serve underserved communities around the world, providing services including comprehensive eye exams, life-altering surgeries, prosthetic eyes, dispensing of eyeglasses and more.

Dr. Riedel obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley. He received his medical degree from the University of California Medical Center, San Francisco (UCSF). UCSF School of Medicine is continually ranked among the nation’s top medical schools. It earns its distinction from its outstanding faculty – among them are four Nobel laureates, 84 National Academy of Medicine members, 64 American Academy of Arts and Sciences members, 42 National Academy of Sciences members, and 18 Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators.

Dr. Riedel completed his internship at the Oregon Health & Science University. Oregon Health & Science University is a public university in Oregon with a main campus, including two hospitals, in Portland, Oregon. The institution was founded in 1887 as the University of Oregon Medical Department and later became the University of Oregon Medical School.

He went on to spend three years in the United States Air Force. He then completed three years of eye surgery training including corneal and cosmetic facial aesthetic surgery at the University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Riedel is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He served as president of the East Bay Ophthalmic Society, past chief of staff at John Muir Medical Center and president of the California Association of Ophthalmology.

He is a member of numerous ophthalmic societies, including The Pan American Association of Ophthalmology. He is actively involved with the Department of Ophthalmology at University of California at San Francisco as a board member of Beckman Vision Center.

He currently practices at the Diablo Valley Eye Medical Center & the

Refractive and Cosmetic Laser Center. The Diablo Valley Eye Medical Center mission is to enhance, preserve and restore vision. They specialize in early diagnosis and treatment of all vision disorders and eye diseases.

He also is on staff at the John Muir Health Group, a not-for-profit integrated system of doctors, hospitals and other services in the Bay area. The group has made a commitment to provide the highest quality patient care every day through the contributions of physicians, employees and volunteers.

Dr. Riedel is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades. He has been included on HealthGrades Honor Roll and has been listed as one of the Best Doctors in America. He is trilingual—fluent in English, German and Spanish.

Dr. Riedel’s truly believes in giving back to the underserved. His has  participated in missions to third world countries, where he teaches and performs surgery on those unable to obtain sight-preserving therapies.

Additional Information

John Frederick Riedel, MD, is a Leading Ophthalmologist with Diablo Valley Eye Medical Center in Walnut Creek, CA

John Frederick Riedel, MD, is a well-versed ophthalmologist who diagnoses and treats patients at Diablo Valley Eye Medical Center - The Refractive and Cosmetic Laser Center in Walnut Creek, CA. They specialize in early diagnosis and treatment of all vision disorders and eye diseases. Furthermore, Dr. Riedel has staff memberships at several local hospitals, including John Muir Health Group, where he has served as Chief of Staff in the past, and is a board member of the Beckman Vision Center at UCSF. Earlier in his career, he served as president of the East Bay Ophthalmic Society and the California Association of Ophthalmology. Dr. Riedel has an impressive professional journey that spans twenty years and has expanse knowledge and unrivaled expertise in all facets of ophthalmology. He has served the underserved communities around the world, providing services including comprehensive eye exams, life-altering surgeries, prosthetic eyes, dispensing of eyeglasses and more. For more information about John Frederick Riedel, MD, please visit http://diablovalleyeye.com/j-frederick-riedel-m-d/.

John Frederick Riedel, MD, attended the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine in San Francisco, CA, where he received his medical degree. Then, he served his internship at the Oregon Health & Science University. Furthermore, he spent three years in the United States Air Force, before completing his fellowship training in eye surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Riedel received board certification in ophthalmology from the American Board of Ophthalmology. And, he remains at the forefront of his challenging specialty via memberships and affiliations with prestigious professional societies and associations such as the Pan American Association of Ophthalmology. In addition to his medical degree, he holds an undergraduate degree acquired at the University of California at Berkeley. For more information about John Riedel, MD, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/8132953-J-Riedel-ophthalmologist-Walnut-Creek-California-94598. 

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