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

  • Amblyopia
  • Crossed eye (strabismus)

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 & Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa

Fellowships

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, University of Iowa Hospitals & 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