Dr. Shawn Richards, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 37
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Dr. Shawn Richards, MD
Dr. Shawn Richards, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Lewiston, ID. He is 37 years old and has been practicing for 10 years. Dr. Richards is affiliated with Pullman Regional Hospital.

2840 Juniper Dr

Lewiston, ID 83501

Contact Information

(208) 746-5100

Dr. Shawn Richards, MD

Dr. Shawn Richards, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Medicaid of Idaho
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 85% of peers
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
high
more than 85% of peers
Presbyopia
high
more than 83% 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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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

  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Spokane Deaconess Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Kentucky
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Colorado
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Richards has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Richards' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Richards to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Richards' 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
    Under 10 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Richards accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ameritas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
    Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health PPO
  • Group Health Cooperative
    Coop Core
  • Medicaid of Idaho
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Signature
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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Hospitals where Dr. Richards has admitting privileges

Pullman Regional Hospital
835 SE Bishop Blvd
Pullman, WA 99163
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