Dr. Carl Outen, MD

Dr. Carl Outen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Carl Outen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in North Chesterfield, VA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology.

605 N Courthouse Rd Ste 101

North Chesterfield, VA 23236

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Dry Eyes
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 91% of peers
very high
more than 90% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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.


  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Eastern Virginia Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Med College Va
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Outen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Outen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Outen to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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  • 1

Dr. Outen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

He is the best and so are Robin and Gerri!! They have worked together as a team since 1985!!
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Dr. Outen has taken care of my eyes for many years, and his staff is so accommodating. I had a problem with my eye on a day when his office was closed. Having called the doctor's exchange, I expected an on call to contact me. Dr. Outen returned my call immediately and felt it best not to wait until...more
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Love the doc but it is VERY hard to reach them by phone a machine picks up 99% of the time
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