Dr. Richard Briggs, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Age 65
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Dr. Richard Briggs, MD
Dr. Richard Briggs, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Austin, TX. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Briggs is affiliated with University Medical Center at Brackenridge, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas and Seton Medical Center Austin.

6801 Manchaca Rd

Austin, TX 78745

Contact Information

(512) 444-2015

Dr. Richard Briggs, MD

Dr. Richard Briggs, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
  • 2 More

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Dr. Briggs' Experience

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Dr. Briggs' 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 malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
  • Orbital Surgery
1

Board Certifications

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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Movement Disorders
  • Eye Paresis
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Eczema
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Ocular Herpes (Herpes of the Eye)
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pterygium
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Lubbock Genl Hospital Tex Tech
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Lubbock Genl Hospital Tex Tech
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Briggs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Briggs' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Briggs to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews
Dr. Briggs' 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
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Briggs accepts 16 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Choice PPO
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue HMO
    Federal Employee Program
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
    Advantage Plus
    Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Gold
    Gold Choice
    Humana HMO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    Standard Nationwide Standard
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Tricare
    Prime
    Standard
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Basic PPO
    Choice Plus POS

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Hospitals where Dr. Briggs has admitting privileges

Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas
4900 Mueller Blvd
Austin, TX 78723
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Seton Medical Center Austin
1201 W 38th St
Austin, TX 78705
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University Medical Center at Brackenridge
601 E 15th St
Austin, TX 78701
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