Dr. George Sanborn, MD

Dr. George Sanborn, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 72
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Dr. George Sanborn, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia Hospital in 1971 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

2821 N Parham Rd Ste 105

Richmond, VA 23294

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sanborn performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Retinal Neovascularization
high
more than 86% of peers
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
normal
more than 69% of peers
Migraine
normal
more than 64% of peers

Dr. Sanborn's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Sanborn's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sanborn "Dr Sanborn is a board certified ophthalmologist. Following residency he completed a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at the Wilmer Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital; he later completed a retina fellowship at the Wills Eye Hospital. He was a Fulbright Scholar at the St. John Hospital in the West Bank and a World Health Organization Fellow in the People's Republic of China. He served on the full-time faculty at several universities including the University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas, and is on the clinical faculty at the Department of Ophthalmology at MCV. He has authored or co-authored several textbooks as well as numerous journal publications. He was a principal investigator or a co-investigator in numerous clinical drug trials, including the Lucentis and Eylea trials for age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, as well as the SCORE trials for retinal vein occlusions."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sanborn "To enrich lives by improving sight. We do this through: Excellence in diagnosis and treatment Breadth of services and specialties Numerous and convenient office locations Technological advancements Clinical research Continuing medical and community education Community outreach activities and events"

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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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.

Education

  • Virginia Military Institute
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
  • University Of Virginia Hospital
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • University Va
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • University Va
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sanborn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sanborn's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sanborn to family and friends
5 total reviews

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Dr. Sanborn's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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