Richard J. Olson, MD

Richard J. Olson
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, MD

About

Languages

English

Pediatric Medical Services

Pediatric Specialties

Ophthalmology

Special Procedures

Strabismus surgery

Diseases and Conditions

  • Crossed eye (strabismus)
  • Amblyopia

Patient Stories

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 and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

Fellowships

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

Department

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences ( Academic Profile )
Pediatrics

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