Dr. Richard L. Kies, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Specialization: Comprehensive Ophthalmology with an emphasis on No-Shot, No-Stitch, No-Patch cataract surgery.

Dr. Kies is a graduate of the University of Missouri at Columbia and their School of Medicine. Following an internship at St. John’s Mercy Medical Center, Dr. Kies completed his residency training in ophthalmology at the University of Missouri in Kansas City. He has been practicing in the Cape Girardeau area since 1982. He was the primary surgeon in Kies Eye Center and Cape Girardeau Outpatient Surgery Center until April 2008, when he and his staff merged with Eye Consultants, Inc forming a premium ophthalmology practice to better meet the needs of the Southeast Missouri service area.

Dr. Kies is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He became a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons in 1986, and a Fellow of the American Board of Eye Surgeons in 1989, as a charter member. He is also a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Missouri Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons. Dr. Kies is a past president of the Cape County Area Medical Society.

Dr. Kies is an avid hunter & fisherman and enjoys spending time with his family & friends at wine tasting events.


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