Richard Ten Hulzen, M.D., is a senior associate ophthalmologist at Mayo Clinic hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, and specializes in cataract and glaucoma surgery.
In 1995, Dr. Ten Hulzen received his medical degree from Mayo Medical School (now named Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine) in Rochester, Minnesota. He then completed his ophthalmology residency with a chief residency in the Mayo Clinic Department of Ophthalmology, followed by a glaucoma fellowship at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After fellowship, he joined and became partners with a group practice in Central Florida from 2000-2008. In 2009, he founded Beaches Eye Center in Jacksonville Beach and ran his private practice for nine years before joining Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Ten Hulzen is a native Nebraskan and he and his wife, who is from Jacksonville, have two sons, ages 16 and 18. He is trained in American Sign Language and Latin, and enjoys sports, gardening, travel, and coaching football and baseball.
- Refractive cataract surgery (femtosecond laser and premium intraocular lenses)
- Glaucoma laser surgery (e.g., SLT and MicroPulse) and Microscopically Invasive Glaucoma Surgical (MIGS) procedures (e.g., Stent, ABiC) for all types of glaucoma.
Mayo Clinic locations
Fellowship - Clinical and SurgicalWills Eye Hospital
Residency - Department of OphthalmologyMayo Clinic
Internship - Transitional year programMayo Clinic
MDMayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
BS - Biology and PhilosophyNebraska Wesleyan University
Activities and honors
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
Awards and honors
American Heart Association
American Cardiovascular Life Support
Basic Life Support
Cum LaudeNebraska Wesleyan University
- 2020 - present
MemberAmerican Glaucoma Society (AGS)
- 2020 - present
MemberAssociation of Research in Vision in Ophthalmology (ARVO)
- 2009 - present
Active MemberDuval County Ophthalmology Society
- 2000 - 2008
MemberFlorida Society Ophthalmology
- 2000 - present
Active MemberAmerican Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
- 1996 - present
Active MemberAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
- 1995 - 2008
MemberAmerican Medical Association