Dr. Edwin Wortham V, MD

Dr. Edwin Wortham V, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
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Dr. Edwin Wortham V, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in ophthalmology.

8700 Stony Point Pkwy

Richmond, VA 23235

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas


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more than 57% of peers
Paralytic Strabismus
more than 44% of peers
Eyelid Spasm
more than 41% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wortham V "Quality, complete, comprehensive pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus services."


  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Diplopia
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus


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.


  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Tulsa Med College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Hospital Sick Chldn
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wortham V has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wortham V's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wortham V to family and friends
based on 11 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Wortham V's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in VA
Dr. Wortham and his staff have been a breath of fresh air. Unlike so many medical offices these days, where one feels more like a number, my family and I have been treated like real people, not to mention well cared for professionally. Thanks so much!
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in Richmond, VA
All I can say is after two surgeries, Dr. Wortham and his staff are among the finest people I've come to know. I am not treated like a patient, i am treated like a human being with emotions, concerns and fears. Dr. Wortham is extremely kind and personable. He treats me with, kindness and genuine...more
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in Yorktown, VA
My daughter has been a patient since 2009. Dr. Wortham is extremely knowledgeable about strabismus and had more compassion than any other ophthalmologist she had seen (and there were many). He worked with her for these past 8 years, adjusting prescriptions for her glasses, adding prisms and...more
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in Richmond, VA
Dr. Wortham is knowledgeable and the office is very organized and professional. I love that it is a small caring practice and doesn't feel like a factory!
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