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Richard J. Olson, MD

Ophthalmologist
4.72 out of 5 (168 ratings)

Clinical Associate Professor, Medical Education Director for the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences ( ) (Pediatric Profile)
Pediatrics

About

"Being a pediatric ophthalmologist brings out the idealist in me. I love my patients and what I can do to make their lives better. There’s no place I’d rather be than Iowa." — Richard J. Olson

Languages

English

Specialties

Adult Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Pediatric Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Special Procedures

  • Strabismus surgery

Diseases and Conditions

  • Amblyopia
  • Crossed eye (strabismus)

Locations


105 East 9th Street
Coralville, IA 52241


200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

Credentials

Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Iowa Board of Medical Examiners
  • National Board of Medical Examiners

Degrees

  • MD, University of Utah, School of Medicine, Salt Lake City
  • BA, Music, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

Residencies

  • Medical Internship, Ophthalmology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
  • Ophthalmology, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

Fellowships

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

Ratings

The number of stars is an average of all responses to provider-related questions from Press Ganey patient satisfaction surveys. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. About our ratings.

Overall Rating

4.72 out of 5 (168 ratings)