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About Dr. Richard J Bourgeois
Dr. Richard J Bourgeois, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lafayette, LA. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Bourgeois is affiliated with Lafayette General Surgery Hospital. Dr. Bourgeois has received 2 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Richard J Bourgeois has the following 1 specialty
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
- Vision Issues
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Eye Exam
- Macular Degeneration
- Eye Pain
- Lasik Surgery
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On-Time Doctor Award (2016)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Bourgeois is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
44 Years Experience
Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Graduated in 1974
Lsu Health Sciences
Dr. Richard J Bourgeois accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana National POS
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsRichard J Bourgeois Md, 1000 W Pinhook Rd Ste 300, Lafayette, LA
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