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Quad Cities Ophthalmologist Richard Yemm, M.D.Conditions treated:

  • Cataracts
  • General Ophthalmology


  • Surgical treatment of cataracts
  • Multifocal and toric intraocular lens implantation
  • Minimally invasive glaucoma surgery


  • Bettendorf, IA
  • Rock Island, IL

Hospitals and Surgery Center Affiliations:

  • Spring Park Surgery Center
  • OSF Holy Family Medical Center, Monmouth, IL


  • Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, St. Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO
  • Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, Graduated with Honors
  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science, Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Illinois at
    Urbana-Champaign, Graduated with High Distinction and College Honors


  • American Board of Ophthalmology Eligible


  • Undergraduate Senior Thesis: Identifying new targets of the small RNA SgrS.
    • Department of Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • Recipient of Harvey M. Pretula Memorial Research Award.
  • Chest X-ray and uveitis evaluation in a population with low incidence of sarcoidosis.
    • Presented at ARVO 2019, Vancouver, Canada
    • Manuscript pending publication in Ophthalmology and Therapy

Professional Memberships:

  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • The American Academy of Ophthalmology

Contact Us

Outside Our Bettendorf Location

Main Office

777 Tanglefoot Lane
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

(563) 323-2020
Outside Our Geneseo Location

422 South State Street
Geneseo, Illinois 61254

(309) 944-8888
Muscatine Satellite
Outside Our Muscatine Satellite

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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