Professional Summary


  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine - Salt Lake City, in Doctor of Medicine, 1992


  • West Virginia University Hospital - Morgantown, in Ophthalmology, 1997


  • Fellowship in Oculoplastic Surgery from St. John Ophthalmic Hospital

Board Certifications

  • AM BD OPHTHALMOLOGY awarded in 05/06/2000

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology


  • Ophthalmology

Language Spoken

  • English

Verified Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all patient responses to physician related questions in the Press Ganey Medical Practice survey. Patients receive a survey to complete within 1-2 days of their physician visit. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.

Patient Satisfaction

(4.6) 245 ratings

Verified Patient Comments

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Apr 13, 2023
Very professional and detailed explanations of options. Did not hurry me. Was open to my questions & provided well thought out answers.
Apr 13, 2023
This is a top notch establishment who has professional staff delivering exceptional customer service.
Feb 28, 2023
Very professional staff - top -> bottom I have always been heard and had my concerns addressed.
Feb 14, 2023
Best in Southern Utah.
Feb 14, 2023
Dr. Richens is fantastic.
Jan 16, 2023
Outside of long period between arrival & being taken in, everything else is very good & personable.
Dec 8, 2022
Staff was friendly.
Jul 19, 2022
Jul 19, 2022
Apr 14, 2022
Everyone seems like they really care about me. I don't feel like a number but a well-cared for patient.
Mar 29, 2022
Mar 29, 2022
Mar 7, 2022
Very pleasant and professional.
Feb 13, 2022
Good experience very knowledgeable help answer many questions.
Dec 3, 2021
The doctor Sharon Richens is extremely thorough and worth waiting extra time for.
Dec 3, 2021
Very clear - explanations from the doctor. Also gives good advice for overall health questions.
Jul 1, 2021
Doctor Richens is very thorough and always explains problems clearly.
Jun 24, 2021
Jun 24, 2021
Very good.
May 24, 2021
Dr. Richens is ALWAYS awesome! The staff is great also!
May 3, 2021
May 3, 2021
May 2, 2021
Welcoming, professional and caring.
Apr 25, 2021
Apr 1, 2021
I have mixed feelings about Dr. Richens. On one hand, she seems very knowledgeable and engaged. She always takes the time to answer my questions. On the other hand, her advice seems to vary somewhat from appointment to appointment. What seems highly conce
Feb 28, 2021
I am very happy with Richens Eye Center
Feb 21, 2021
Dedicated team. My hesitance to recommend the practice is based on apparent heavy patient load.
Feb 21, 2021
Dr. Richens has an excellent bedside manner. I would hesitate to recommend her because of her patient load.
Jan 14, 2021
There was a more experienced tech who came in & helped with my daughters exam. I think this helped train the new team & gave us a more accurate result.
Oct 19, 2020
*Dr. Richens is wonderful - I chose her after reviewing several ophthalmologists due to her great reputation!

Practice Locations (2)

Richens Eye Center

161 W 200 N Ste 200 St. George, UT
Mon thru Thu 8AM - 5PM; Fri 8AM - 12PM
Provider's Main Location
Accepting new patients
Accepting SelectHealth Insurance Plans