Dr. Alla Golovkina-Hynes, MD

Dr. Alla Golovkina-Hynes, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Alla Golovkina-Hynes, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Woodstock, VA and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Saint Petersburg Pediatric Medical Academy in 1996 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.Read her story

755 S Main St Ste B01

Woodstock, VA 22664

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  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Planned Administration Inc
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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 86% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
more than 84% of peers
more than 76% of peers

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Dr. Golovkina-Hynes' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Golovkina-Hynes "Dr. Alla Hynes is a board certified Ophthalmologist with a specialty for caring and treating a wide variety of eye diseases including cataract, glaucoma and uveitis. She has been practicing ophthalmology for 15 years and has been recognized by Consumers' Research Council of America as one of the Best Ophthalmologists in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Before opening her own practice for five years, she has served as George Washington University's Director and Assistant Professor in Ocular Immunology and Uveitis as well as their Chief of Ophthalmology Department of Veteran's Administration, in Martinsburg, WV. She has authored and co-authored several professional article publications and is also a certified Trabectom Surgeon, which is a new surgical technique for minimally invasive glaucoma surgery. Dr. Hynes chose Ophthalmology as her career because she considers the gift of sight to be the most precious and rewarding of our senses to experience the world around us."


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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Scleritis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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9  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Saint Petersburg Pediatric Medical Academy
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mass Eye & Ear Inf-Harvard Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Golovkina-Hynes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Golovkina-Hynes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Golovkina-Hynes to family and friends
15 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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Dr. Golovkina-Hynes' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Incredible doctor who knows exactly what she is talking about. Helpful, understanding, and caring! I recommend to everyone!! Also, staff is extremely professional and helpful.
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Unprofessional and unpleasant doctor. Staff doesn't know what they're doing. Took over 1 hour to be taken back - 2.5 hours from start to finish!! The three waiting room chairs are falling apart. Equipment and rooms are Dirty!! Terrible!!! Don't go here!!!
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Dr is thorough in her examinations, history taking, explanations & discussion with patients in their eye issues or disease & treatment options. I have referred many friends & family members to her. Every one of these (that I know of) have been very pleased with her ophthalmology care. She has 2...more
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A friend recommended Dr. Hynes and I am so glad. Compared to my previous opthomologist Dr. Hynes and her staff are a dream. Both she and her assistant took their time and did thorough examinations. My questions were answered completely. Concerns I expressed were addressed in a satisfactory...more
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I found Dr. Hynes to be caring and highly professional. I am convinced of her competence and I especially appreciated her advice to limit surgical treatment to necessary procedure. Her staff is also kind, caring and effective.
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