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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Blue is Good. Dr. Blue has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Blue, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)

Education & Awards

Dr. Blue graduated from University of Tennessee, Memphis.


Dr. Blue has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Athens Regional Medical Center 
  • St Mary's Hospital of Athens 
  • St Marys Healthcare System 


  • Chinese
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Howard Blue MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Richard H. Blue practice?
Dr. Richard Blue has 2 office locations.
Dr. Richard Blue practices Ophthalmology near Athens, GA.
Additional practice locations include: Gainesville, GA.
See Athens Ophthalmologists.