Dr. Joseph Childs, MD

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Dr. Joseph Childs, MD
Dr. Joseph Childs, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Hattiesburg, MS. He has been practicing for 7 years. Dr. Childs is affiliated with Wesley Medical Center and South Central Regional Medical Center.

1420 S 28th Ave

Hattiesburg, MS 39402

Contact Information

(601) 264-3937

Dr. Joseph Childs, MD

Dr. Joseph Childs, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Childs' Experience

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Dr. Childs' 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 sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ocular Immunology
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Therapy for the Anterior Segment
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • University Of Kentucky
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Kentucky
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • University Of Kentucky
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Childs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Childs' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Childs to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Childs' 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
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Next Day
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Dr. Childs accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Childs has admitting privileges

South Central Regional Medical Center
1220 Jefferson St
Laurel, MS 39440
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Wesley Medical Center
5001 Hardy St
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
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