Dr. Richard L Blount M.D.
Ophthalmologist1190 N State St Suite 403 Jackson MS, 39202
Dr. Richard Blount is an ophthalmologist practicing in Jackson, MS. Dr. Blount specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Blount can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Blount can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.
Education and Training
Baylor College of Medicine 1962
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO
- Baylor Coll Of Med, Ophthalmology; Grady Mem Hosp, Flexible Or Transitional Year
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