Dr. Richard Hawkins, MD

Dr. Richard Hawkins, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Richard Hawkins, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Supply, NC and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Duke Univ Sch Of Med in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology.

6 Doctors Cir Ste 2

Supply, NC 28462

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 98% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 97% of peers
Cataract
high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinguecula
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
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22  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Duke Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hawkins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hawkins' Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hawkins to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Hawkins' 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

Patient Comments (2)

My wife has just finished her second cataract surgery and both times we were so pleased by the professional, caring, and informative service provided by Dr. Hawkins and his staff in Shallotte. The wonderful opportunity that he provides to those near Southport ,NC to have the surgery performed...more
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I had cataract surgery and I was nervous. First time, do not know what to expect. Dr. Hawkins and his staff were very comforting, kind and patient. For all of my appointments, they were respectful of my time. I never waited more than 10 minutes. And, for the surgery, Dr. Hawkins was attentive and...more
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