Dr. Richard Culbert, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(6)
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Dr. Richard Culbert, MD
Dr. Culbert graduated Phi Beta Kappa in 1989 from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology. He then graduated from the OU College of Medicine in 1993 and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. During those years he won numerous awards as part of the OU Fencing Team. His residency in Ophthalmology was at the University of Alabama, Birmingham and then he went to the University of Toronto for his Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery. Dr. Culbert is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists. He is a member of the Texas Medical Association, the Midland County Medical Society and the Texas Ophthalmology Association. He served for many years in the Army Reserve starting as an ambulance platoon leader and later becoming a flight surgeon.

10100 Loop 40

Midland, TX 79706

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Dr. Richard Culbert, MD

Dr. Richard Culbert, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 94% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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 Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • U Of Al
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • U Of Toronto
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Culbert has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Culbert's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Culbert to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews
Dr. Culbert's 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
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Culbert accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Life
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Culbert has admitting privileges

Odessa Regional Medical Center
520 E 6th St
Odessa, TX 79761
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