Dr. Richard Childs, MD

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Dr. Richard Childs, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Baldwin County Eye Institute 1330 N McKenzie St, Foley, AL 36535 Get Directions
(251) 943-1512

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Dr. Childs specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Foley, AL. He practices at 1 location.

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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Anterior Scleritis
      • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
      • Astigmatism
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
      • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
      • Benign Tumor
      • Blepharitis
      • Blindness
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cataract
      • Chalazion
      • Chorioretinal Scars
      • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Diplopia
      • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
      • Drusen
      • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Dry Eyes
      • Ectropion of Eyelid
      • Eye Cancer
      • Eye Infections
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Farsightedness
      • Floaters
      • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
      • Glaucoma
      • Headache
      • Herpetic Keratitis
      • Keratitis
      • Lazy Eye
      • Macular Edema
      • Migraine
      • Nearsightedness
      • Nystagmus
      • Ocular Hypertension
      • Pinguecula
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Presbyopia
      • Pterygium
      • Retina Diseases
      • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
      • Retinal Dystrophy
      • Retinal Vein Occlusion
      • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
      • Senile Cataracts
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Thyroid Disease
      • Trichiasis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

      Procedures Performed

      • Anterior Vitrectomy
      • Cataract Removal Surgery
      • Contact Lens Fitting Services
      • Cornea Surgery
      • Eye Surgery
      • Glaucoma Surgery
      • Ocular Prosthetics
      • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
      • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
      • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
      • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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        Sanctions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med

        Graduated in 1981

      • Internship Hospital
        U South Ala

        Completed in 1982

      • Residency Hospital
        U South Ala

        Completed in 1983

        University Of Virginia

        Completed in 1986

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ophthalmology
      • Board certified in Ophthalmology
      • Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Childs' Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Childs

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients