Dr. Gregory Richard, MD

Dr. Gregory Richard, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 32
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Dr. Gregory Richard, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Lake Charles, LA. He is 32 years old and has been practicing for 6 years. Read his story

1980 Tybee St

Lake Charles, LA 70605

Contact Information

(337) 477-0963

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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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."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Plastic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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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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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richard to family and friends
4.0
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)
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)
in Lake Charles, LA |
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 him to all of my family and friends.
in Oberlin la |
Surgery went well after four weeks late after release eye still blurry. More things happened.don't go there
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Dr. Richard accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Richard has admitting privileges

CHRISTUS Saint Patrick Hospital
524 Doctor Michael Debakey Dr
Lake Charles, LA 70601
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Lake Area Medical Center
4200 Nelson Rd
Lake Charles, LA 70605
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