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Cataract Surgeon and Comprehensive OphthalmologistDr. Richard Yemm

Dr. Yemm grew up in Galesburg, Illinois and obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Molecular and Cellular Biology. He completed his medical training at the University of Illinois, College of Medicine at Peoria and residency in ophthalmology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, Colorado.

Dr. Yemm has the latest training in surgical procedures including standard and complex cataract surgery, laser-assisted cataract surgery, and toric and multifocal lens implantation. He is also trained in minimally invasive glaucoma surgery.

In his spare time, he enjoys skiing, hiking, golf, and attending University of Illinois games with his family and friends.

Dr. John Frederick, President of Eye Surgeons, comments, “We are excited to have Dr. Yemm join the practice. His skill, qualifications, dedication, and local roots will be a great asset to Eye Surgeons and the community.”

Dr. Yemm will see patients in our Bettendorf, Iowa and Rock Island, Illinois clinics. He will have privileges at Trinity Medical Center and Spring Park Surgery Center. Dr. Yemm adds, “I’m pleased to be returning to Illinois and making the Quad Cities home for my family. I’m excited to be working in a multi-specialty practice that provides quality and compassionate care for its patients.”

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Outside Our Bettendorf Location

Main Office

777 Tanglefoot Lane
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

(563) 323-2020
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422 South State Street
Geneseo, Illinois 61254

(309) 944-8888
Muscatine Satellite
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Located in The Vision Center

1700 Park Avenue
Muscatine, Iowa 52761

(563) 263-2020
Rock Island
Outside Our Rock Island Office

Main Office

4731 45th Street Court
Rock Island, Illinois 61201

(309) 793-2020

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