A graduate of University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1978, Dr. Richard Gruen completed his residency in ophthalmology at Sinai Hospital in 1982. Following residency, he did a fellowship in Anterior Segment and YAG Laser at St Luke’s Cataract & IOL clinic in New Port Richie, Florida. He has been in private practice since 1983, as a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist and Owner of the Gruen Eye Center in Owings Mills. Dr. Gruen has practiced in the Pikesville/ Owings Mills area for over 35 years.

He diagnoses and treats eye conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, disorders of the eyelid, cornea and eye infections. He performs many surgical procedures including Intraocular Lens Implants, Cataract Extraction, Glaucoma Surgery, YAG, Argon and SLT lasers.

Dr. Gruen is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. Dr. Gruen is affiliated with Northwest Hospital Center, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, and Slade Ambulatory Surgery Center.