- BS – THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
- DOCTOR OF OPTOMETRY FROM THE ILLINOIS COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY (ICO)
- BENEDICT PROFESSOR IN PRACTICE MANAGEMENT – HOUSTON COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY
- CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES (ICO)
- INNNOVATION AWARD – Presented to a person who has guided the institution to positive change. Dr. Kattouf is the first recipient. The award is named the Richard S. Kattouf Innovation Award.
- KCS has a data base of 5,300 doctors who have retained its services.
- Dr. Kattouf is a major contributor to major optometric journals such as REVIEW OF OPTOMETRY and OPTOMETRIC MANAGEMENT.
- Illinois College of Optometry 2013 Medal For Innovation