Dr. Richard Saunders, MD

Dr. Richard Saunders, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. Richard Saunders, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Charleston, SC and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1973 and specializes in ophthalmology.

171 Ashley Ave

Charleston, SC 29425

Contact Information

(843) 792-1414

Insurance Accepted

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

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Extraocular Muscle Surgery
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more than 18% of peers
Esotropia
normal
more than 6% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
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more than 3% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

12  Conditions Treated

  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypotropia
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Strabismus
  • Vascular Disease

1  Procedures

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • St Lukes Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Es Harkness Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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