Richard Mauer, M.D.

Karen Ottenheimer, O.D.

Richard Mauer, M.D.

Medical Doctor

  • Specializes in cataract surgery, refractive eye surgery, retinal disease treatment, pre & post-surgical care, and the use of advanced medical technology
  • Significant experience with glaucoma, macular degeneration, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, corneal diseases, neuro-ophthalmic diseases, diagnostic and clinical testing, oculoplastics, and cosmetic surgery

Education & Training

  • Ophthalmology Residency: Kresge Eye Institute of Wayne State University
  • Internal Medicine Internship, Medical Doctorate: Iowa Methodist Medical Center
  • Medical Doctorate: University of Iowa, College of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science with Distinction: University of Iowa, College of Liberal Arts

Honors & Awards

  • Five Star Award: Ginnmark Services; Eye Technology, Inc.
  • Business of the Week: City of Waterloo
  • “Best of the Best” Eye Doctor & Optical in the Cedar Valley, 2008-2014: Courier Communications
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Contributions to Community Based Education: The University of Iowa College of Medicine

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

Medical Licensure & Certification

  • Board Certified by the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Certified by the American Board of Eye Surgery in Cataract/Implant Surgery
  • Fellow of The American College of Surgeons
  • Licensed in the State of Florida
  • Licensed in the State of Iowa

Personal

Dr. Mauer is Midwest born-and-raised, and has owned and operated his own ophthalmology practice for over 30 years. A visionary and leader in his field, Dr Mauer is a caring medical professional who has always put his patients first and pushed the envelope of medical technology on their behalf. When not working on patients’ eyes, he enjoys traveling with his wife Reihaneh, a periodontist.