Shawn Richards, MD was raised in Moscow and earned his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University. He excelled in medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine and went on to complete rigorous specialty training in Ophthalmology & Eye Surgery at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Richards pursued and additional one-year corneal subspecialty fellowship at the University of Colorado in Denver. He has keen interest in corneal disease and corneal transplantation surgery, as well as laser-assisted cataract surgery, bladeless LASIK, dry eye management and comprehensive eye care. His patients find comfort in his easy-going style and honesty, and he is a widely respected eye surgeon. When he is not in the clinic or operating room caring for patients he can be found coaching or cheering his kids’ sports teams, spending time with family, or serving his community.