Dr. David Richards, MD

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Dr. David Richards, MD
Dr. David Richards, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Tampa, FL. He is 73 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Richards is affiliated with Tampa General Hospital.

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    Dr. Richards' Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      31 to 45 minutes
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    Dr. Richards' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
    •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Ophthalmology

    Conditions Treated

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blindness
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cataract
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Dry Eyes
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Hyphema
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Migraine
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Trichiasis
    • Ulcer
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Miami / School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1976

    • Internship Hospital
      Tucson Hospital Med Ed Program

      Completed in 1977

    • Residency Hospital
      Med College Va

      Completed in 1986

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

      Completed in 1987

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Procedures Performed

    • Biopsy of Cornea
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Coreoplasty
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Cyclocryotherapy
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Iridectomy
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
    • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
    • Repair of Eye Laceration
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
    • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery