Dr. Nikisha Richards, MD

Dr. Nikisha Richards, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Dr. Nikisha Richards, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Flint, MI and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from Wayne State Univ Som in 2010 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2 Hurley Plz Ste 212

Flint, MI 48503

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 83% of peers
more than 78% of peers
Eye Infections
more than 77% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

47  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease


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12  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • Wayne State Univ Som
    Medical School | Graduated 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richards has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richards' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richards to family and friends
7 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Richards' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Richards was an amazing physician and I have recommended her to my co-workers, family and friends. She was very clear on what to expect about the procedure and the follow-up care. I would not hesitate to use her services again.
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My experience with Dr. Richards was great. I had surgery on both of my eye lids in September. Dr. Richards explained the process and what to expect. She did a fantastic job and the surgery was a nice experience. She stated that I would have no pain and she was right. I followed her...more
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Dr. Richards treated me for basal cell carcinoma on my eyelid. Her diagnosis and surgery plan was fully explained to me and in terms that I understood. Three weeks after surgery there is no scar or signs of surgery. Dr. Richards is a skilled surgeon, a good physician, and an excellent doctor to...more
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My daughter was in an incident that caused her tear ducts to be torn. She had to have surgery to repair them and have stents put in. I was so very nervous about the entire procedure and process. However, Dr. Richards was very easy to talk to and she spoke clearly and in terms that we could...more
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Dr. Richards was very clear on explaining the problem with my eyes. She is very professional. She took her time and was very patient with me in trying to answer her questions. She explained to me exactly what would make my eyes and that I do not need surgery for the bulging at this time. I felt...more
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