Dr. Richard Blue, MD

Dr. Richard Blue, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
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Dr. Richard Blue, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Gainesville, GA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1531 Park Hill Dr

Gainesville, GA 30501

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Blepharitis
very high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Blue's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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9  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Ark Med Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Tex Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blue has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Blue's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blue to family and friends
19 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Blue's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I had two Lasik surgeries, first was successful and was able to not wear glasses, the second " enhancement " was not successful. A year later and no improvement and no solution . After returning many times with issue of smeared and blurry vision, I am told this is as good as it gets and now back...more
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Very caring- it is day 2 and I see better than I did with contacts! The doctor even called me himself to check on me after the procedure.
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