Dr. Richard Lowell Hardcastle MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Richard Hardcastle is an ophthalmologist in Paragould, Arkansas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and Baxter Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from UCSF School of Medicine and has been in practice for 45 years. Dr. Hardcastle accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center and one of 8 at Baxter Regional Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliation

Arkansas Methodist Medical Center

Baxter Regional Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1970–1973

San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
Internship, Transitional Year, 1969–1970

UCSF School of Medicine
Class of 1969

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

AR State Medical License
Active through 2014

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

MO State Medical License
Active through 2013

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Corneal endothelium of cryopreserved tissue in a variety of systemic diseases.
Hardcastle, R. L., Newmark, E.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Qualchoice PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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