Christopher Richmond, M.D.

Savannah Location:
4720 Waters Avenue
Savannah, Georgia
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Dr. Richmond received his undergraduate degree from Clemson University before attending the University of South Carolina School of Medicine for his doctorate. He completed his internship in General Surgery at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and his residency in Ophthalmology at the Naval Medical Center San Diego. Dr. Richmond is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Society of Military Refractive Surgeons.

Prior to joining Georgia Eye Institute, Dr. Richmond served as an officer and a flight surgeon in the United States Navy. Most recently, he was the Department Head of Ophthalmology at the Naval Hospital in Pensacola, Florida. Dr. Richmond is currently accepting patients at the Savannah campus.

Bluffton Parkway Location:
109 Persimmon Street
Bluffton, SC

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Hinesville Location:
741 Weeping Willow Drive
Hinesville, Georgia
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Pooler Location:
1000 Towne Center, Unit 806
Pooler, GA 31322
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Statesboro Location:
420 Gentilly Place
Statesboro, Georgia
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Licensure and Certifications

  • Board Certified in Ophthalmology
  • Active Virginia Medical License
  • Active Florida Medical License
  • Johnson and Johnson ViSX and IFS platforms
  • Alcon EX500 platform

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Ophthamology
  • Society of Military Refractive Surgeons


Ophthalmology –Naval Medical Center San Diego


General Surgery –Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

Medical School

University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia SC
Doctor of Medicine


Clemson University, Clemson SC
BS Animal and Veterinary Science, Cum Laude


  1. Richmond CJ, Barker PD, Levine EM, Hofmeister EM. Laser in situ keratomileusis flap stability in an aviator following aircraft ejection. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2016 Nov;42(11):1681-1683. doi: 10.1016/jjcrs.2016.10.001, PMID: 27956297.
  2. Todd T, Mondzelewski T, Cason J, Hofmeister E, O’ConnelL S, Richmond C. LASIK flap stability after severe ocular injury. Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2020;18:100608. Published 2020 Jan 30. doi:10.1016/j.ajoc.2020,100608
  3. Schallhorn CS, Richmond CJ, Schallhorn JM. Military Teleconsultation Services Facilitate Prompt Recognition and Treatment of a Case of Syphilitic Uveitis Aboard a United States Navy Aircraft Carrier at Sea During Combat Operations Without Evacuation Capability. Telemed J E Health. 2020 Jun;26(6):82 1-826. doi: 10.1089/tmj.2019.0059. Epub 2019 Sep 9. PMID; 31502943.