Dr. George Sanborn, MD

Dr. George Sanborn, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 72
(5)
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Dr. George Sanborn, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Richmond, VA. He is 72 years old and has been practicing for 46 years. Read his story

2821 N Parham Rd Ste 105

Richmond, VA 23294

Contact Information

(804) 747-6966

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

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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

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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. He has authored or co-authored several textbooks as well as numerous journal publications. He was a principal investigator or a co-investigator in several 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"
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Ocular Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sanborn to family and friends
5.0
based on 5 total reviews
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sanborn accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Optima Health
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Sanborn has admitting privileges

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