Dr. Gregory Richard, MD

Dr. Gregory Richard, MD

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Age 33
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Dr. Gregory Richard, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lake Charles, LA and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport in 2011 and specializes in ophthalmology and plastic surgery.Read his story

1980 Tybee St

Lake Charles, LA 70605

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Richard performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Glaucoma
high
more than 75% of peers
Chalazion
normal
more than 78% of peers
Nearsightedness
normal
more than 76% of peers

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Dr. Richard's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Richard "Dr. Richard received his Bachelor of Science from the Honors College Program at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He then went on to Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport to attend medical school. He was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, and received his M.D. graduating in the top 10% of his class. After medical school, Dr. Richard was accepted into the residency program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. He completed a year as an internal medicine intern, and he then completed his ophthalmology residency, after serving as Chief Resident for Ophthalmology. Upon completion of residency, Dr. Richard returned to Louisiana in order to serve the area he is so proud to have always called home. He obtained board certification shortly after residency. With the goal of providing comprehensive care, he is proud to offer a wide range of services from the clinic to the operating room while maintaining a personable attitude and getting you seen in a timely manner. Dr. Richard and his staff look excitedly forward to serving you, Right Here at Home!"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Richard "At Falgoust Eye Medical and Surgical, we work enthusiastically as a team to provide the highest quality patient eye care."

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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15  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Louisiana State Univeristy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2007
  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 2011
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richard's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richard to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Richard's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I had a very pleasant experience at Falgoust Eye Medical and Surgical. The staff was professional and knowledgable. The office was clean and welcoming and I didn't have a long wait time. I had an appointment with Dr. Richard. He was very attentive and addressed all of my issues. I would recommend...more
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Surgery went well after four weeks late after release eye still blurry. More things happened.don't go there
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