Dr. David Richards, MD

Dr. David Richards, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 74
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Richards, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Tampa, FL. He is 74 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

13127 Usf Magnolia Dr

Tampa, FL 33612

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 88% of peers
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
normal
more than 72% of peers
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
normal
more than 68% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridotomy
  • Keratoprosthesis (KPro)
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Tucson Hospital Med Ed Program
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Med College Va
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richards has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richards' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richards to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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

Patient Comments (1)

in land o lakes, fl |
Doctor is THE BEST! Clerical is always bogged dow, understaffed, with long waits.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Richards accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Select HMO
    Tampa Bay CoreNet
    Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Richards has admitting privileges

Tampa General Hospital
1 Tampa General Cir
Tampa, FL 33606
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