Richard Phinney, M.D. is a specialist in corneal, external diseases and cataract surgery.

Richard Phinney, M.D.

Richard B. Phinney, M.D. is a specialist in corneal and external diseases and cataract surgery. His specialty covers the medical treatment and surgery of diseases and disorders affecting the surface and front of the eye.

Phinney earned his medical degree from University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa. He completed his ophthalmic internship and residency at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco, Calif. In addition, he completed a fellowship in cornea external disease with Jules Stein Eye Institute in Los Angeles, Calif.

Board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Phinney joins Carolina Eye with more than 30 years of experience in the field. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons and the American Board of Eye Surgery

Sees Patients In:

  • Fayetteville
  • Pinehurst / Southern Pines

Specializes In:

  • Diseases of the cornea and external eye
  • Cataract surgery
  • Advanced technology replacement lenses for cataract surgery
  • YAG laser for after cataract surgery

For more information on Dr. Phinney, click here to view his profile. To make an appointment, please contact a scheduler at our appointment desk.


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