Dr. Richard M Feist MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Richard Feist is an ophthalmologist in Birmingham, Alabama and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Alabama School of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. Dr. Feist accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 20 doctors at Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 42 at Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1991–1993

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1988–1991

HealthSouth Metro West Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1987–1988

University of Alabama School of Medicine
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

AL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Publications & Presentations

SAFETY, EFFICACY, AND QUALITY OF LIFE FOLLOWING SUTURELESS VITRECTOMY FOR SYMPTOMATIC VITREOUS FLOATERS.
Mason, J. O.,Neimkin, M. G.,Mason, J. O.,Friedman, D. A.,Feist, R. M.,Thomley, M. L.,Albert, M. A.

Examining the association between age-related macular degeneration and motor vehicle collision involvement: a retrospective cohort study.
McGwin, G.,Mitchell, B.,Searcey, K.,Albert, M. A.,Feist, R.,Mason, J. O.,Thomley, M.,Owsley, C.

Comparison of hemorrhagic complications of warfarin and clopidogrel bisulfate in 25-gauge vitrectomy versus a control group.
Mason, J.O., Gupta, S.R., Compton, C.J., Frederick, P.A., Neimkin, M.G., Hill, M.L., Heersink, M.J., Vail, R.S., White, M.F., Feist, R.M., Thomley, M.L., Albert, M.A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Alabama PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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