Dr. Richard Elliott, MD

Dr. Richard Elliott, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 80
Dr. Richard Elliott, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Saint George, UT and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from University of Southern California School of Medicine in 1963 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

161 W 200 N Ste 200

Saint George, UT 84770

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah
  • UnitedHealthCare

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more than 60% of peers
more than 35% of peers

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Dr. Elliott's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Elliott "Richens Eye Center is pleased to welcome Dr. Richard Elliott, MD to the practice. Well-versed in all aspects of ophthalmology, Dr. Elliott specializes in pediatric ophthalmology (eye care and treatment of eye diseases for children) and adult eye muscle problems. Dr. Elliott is a seasoned eye surgeon, having performed thousands of surgeries and has published numerous articles and abstracts related to a variety of eye conditions. He received his medical degree from the University of Southern California School of Medicine in Los Angeles, CA. He also completed his internship and residency in California at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center. Dr. Elliott is a Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, a current fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, member of Costenbader Society and charter member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. He will perform pediatric ophthalmology, including comprehensive care and surgery upon joining our team. Dr. Elliott and the staff at Richens Eye Center look forward to serving you and your families vision care needs. To make your appointment with an ophthalmologist at Richens Eye Center, just call our office."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Elliott "Benefits of Strabismus Surgery Include:

  • improved ocular alignment
  • reduction or elimination of diplopia (double vision)
  • restored sensory binocular fusion (both eyes moving in unison)
  • expansion of binocular visual field (seeing more area)
  • improvement of an abnormal head position 
  • improved social skills and self-image

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

9  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Strabismus
  • Diplopia
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Hypertropia
  • Pediatric Strabismus
  • Strabismus
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Vascular Disease

4  Procedures

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Strabismus Examination
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Strabismus Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1959
  • University of Southern California School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1963
  • Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1964
  • Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Children's Hospital of the District of Columbia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1971
  • Lancaster Course-Colby
    Other Education | Completed 1967
  • Louisiana State University Eye Center - Epikeratophakia Certification
    Other Education | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Elliott's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elliott to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Elliott's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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