Dr. Richard Breazeale, MD

Dr. Richard Breazeale, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Breazeale, MD is a vitreoretinal disease specialist in Hixson, TN and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr in 1994 and specializes in vitreoretinal disease & surgery and ophthalmology.

1605 Williams Rd # 201

Hixson, TN 37343

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • 30 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Retina Diseases
very high
more than 88% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
high
more than 86% of peers
Macular Hole
high
more than 82% of peers

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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
23

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blindness
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Cystoid Macular Edema
  • Degenerative Disorders
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lattice Degeneration
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
11

Procedures

  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Indocyanine Green Angiography
  • Intravitreal Injection
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Pneumatic Retinopexy
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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 Chattanooga
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Univ Of Tn Hlth Sci Ctr
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine, Chattanooga Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Nebraska Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Breazeale has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Breazeale's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Breazeale to family and friends
4.0
based on 7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Breazeale's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

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