Dr. Richard Biddle Briggs MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Richard Briggs is an ophthalmologist in Austin, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Seton Medical Center Austin and University Medical Center at Brackenridge. He received his medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Briggs accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 50 doctors at Seton Medical Center Austin and one of 7 at University Medical Center at Brackenridge who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

Texas Tech University at Lubbock
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1983 - 1984

Texas Tech University at Lubbock
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1985 - 1988

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Internal Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians

Publications & Presentations

FMRI reveals abnormal central processing of sensory and pain stimuli in ill Gulf War veterans.
Gopinath, K., Gandhi, P., Goyal, A., Jiang, L., Fang, Y., Ouyang, L., Ganji, S., Buhner, D., Ringe, W., Spence, J., Biggs, M., Briggs, R., Haley, R.

Threat as a feature in visual semantic object memory.
Calley, C. S., Motes, M. A., Chiang, H. S., Buhl, V., Spence, J. S., Abdi, H., Anand, R., Maguire, M., Estevez, L., Briggs, R., Freeman, T., Kraut, M. A., Hart, J.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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