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Dr. Richard Akers, MD

Ophthalmology ·  Male · Age 77

Dr. Akers

Carolina Eye Care

2555 Court Dr Ste 150 Gastonia, NC 28054

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Dr. Richard Akers, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Gastonia, NC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology.


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(704) 864-7789

Dr. Akers accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Dr. Akers' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Eyelid Disorders
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Dr. Akers treats Eyelid Disorders more than 14% of his peers

Dr. Akers treats this condition more than 14% of his peers

Dr. Akers' conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Headache
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Akers, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Gastonia, NC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology.

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

Med College Of Ga Hospital and Cli
Residency Hospital
1990
Medical University Of South Carolina
Medical School
1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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