Dr. Richard Edwin Akers MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Richard Akers is an ophthalmologist in Gastonia, North Carolina. He received his medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and has been in practice for 44 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

Medical College of Georgia
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1971 - 1974

Medical College of Georgia
Internship, Transitional Year, 1970 - 1971

Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Class of 1970

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

NJ State Medical License
Active through 2015

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

NY State Medical License
Active through 2016

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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