Dr. Thomas S. Carothers, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 45

400 Westhampton Sta
Richmond, VA 23226
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Dr. Carothers' Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Dr. Carothers Performs

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Procedure

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Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital
5801 Bremo Rd
Richmond, VA 23226
Henrico Doctors' Hospital
1602 Skipwith Rd
Richmond, VA 23229

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Virginia Eye Institute
Huguenot Bridge
400 Westhampton Sta
Richmond, VA 23226
Goldmann Peter H MD
St. Mary's Hospital & Optical Shop
5875 Bremo Rd Ste 606
Richmond, VA 23226
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    Dr. Carothers' Experience

    Dr. Carothers' Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
    • Eye Procedure
    2
    • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diplopia
    • Esotropia
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Disease
    • Headache
    • Hypertropia
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Migraine
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Nystagmus
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Still's Disease
    • Strabismus
    • Visual Field Defects
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    Background Check for Dr. Carothers

    1 Malpractice Claim

    • Settlement 
    • Amount or Range: Above Average
    • Nature of Complaint: INCIDENT LOCATION: RICHMOND, VA
    • State: Virginia
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Utah School Of Medicine

    Internship Hospital

    Riverside Regional Med Center
    Complete in 1997

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Florida Affiliated Hospitals
    Complete in 2000

    Fellowship Hospital

    Baylor College Of Med
    Complete in 2001
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Carothers & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Carothers' Hospital Quality

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    • Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center

    • Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital

    • CJW Medical Center - Chippenham

    • Henrico Doctors' Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    2.7
    • 11 responses
    • 1 review

    2.7 out of 5

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    1 out of 5
    - in Mechanicsville Va |

    Horrible! Waited 2 hours, then to be talked to belittling by him and his "nurse". Also rude front desk women. Will never go back...wouldn't recommend to my worst enemy.

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Carothers accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • MultiPlan
    • MVP Health Care
    • Optima Health
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Universal American
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    Office Locations

    A
    Virginia Eye Institute
    Huguenot Bridge
    400 Westhampton Sta
    Richmond, VA 23226
    (804) 287-4216 (Office)
    (804) 287-4277 (Fax)
    B
    Goldmann Peter H MD
    St. Mary's Hospital & Optical Shop
    5875 Bremo Rd Ste 606
    Richmond, VA 23226
    (804) 287-4216 (Office)
    (804) 287-4277 (Fax)
    C
    Virginia Eye Institute
    Watkins Centre
    611 Watkins Centre Pkwy Ste 100
    Midlothian, VA 23114
    (804) 287-4216 (Office)
    (804) 287-4277 (Fax)
    D
    Virginia Eye Institute
    Ironbridge Medical Park & Optical Shop
    11601 Iron Bridge Rd Ste 200
    Chester, VA 23831
    (804) 287-4216 (Office)
    (804) 287-4277 (Fax)
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