Ophthalmology/Eye Care

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders and disease. This includes medical management and surgical treatment of a wide variety of eye conditions. Understanding the critical role your eyes play in your life, Osceola Medical Center and a team of highly skilled, board certified ophthalmologists from the St Paul Eye Clinic, P.A., are working to help you protect and preserve your sight.

Meet our ophthalmologist:

Richard Stanek, MD


Ophthalmology is a perfect blending of primary patient care and surgery. I am attracted to the rapid, exciting advance of technology. I feel my best quality as a practitioner is that I am a good listener to my patients’ needs, giving them the best possible care.”

Richard Stanek, MD, of St. Paul Eye Clinic, P.A., in Woodbury, MN, has been recognized as a Top Doctor in Mpls. St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Consumers' CHECKBOOK Magazine. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Stanek earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School. He served his internship with Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, and his residency with the University of Minnesota. Stanek is a member of the Minnesota Medical Association, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology and Twin Cities Medical Society. He also is an adjunct associate professor with the University of Minnesota.