Dr. Paul Griffey, MD

Dr. Paul Griffey, MD

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48 y/o
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Dr. Paul Griffey, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Chesapeake, VA. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 22 years. Read his story

Chesapeake Eye Physicians PLC

560 Kempsville Rd # 100

Chesapeake, VA 23320
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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Keratitis
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more than 99% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Griffey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Griffey "Paul M. Griffey, M.D.,a third generation board certified ophthalmologist, follows in the footsteps of his father, R. Thomas Griffey, M.D., and grandfather, Walter P. Griffey, M.D. Raised in the Tidewater area, Dr. Paul Griffey graduated with a degree in Biology from the University of Virginia in 1991 and went on to complete medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) in 1995. After medical school he completed two years of general surgery residency and a full ophthalmology residency at EVMS. He was among the first physicians in the United States to perform laser refractive surgery during residency training. Dr. Paul Griffey is a former Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Eastern Virginia Medical School and has served as Chief of the Department of Ophthalmology at Sentara Norfolk General and Sentara Leigh Hospitals. An American Board of Ophthalmology certified ophthalmologist, he has special interests in advanced technology laser cataract surgery, glaucoma management and surgery, laser refractive surgery (PRK and LASIK), anterior segment disease, diabetic eye disease and comprehensive family eye care. Dr. Paul Griffey stresses compassion, excellence and ethical treatment to all his patients."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Griffey At Chesapeake Eye Care, your eyes are our focus. We are dedicated to helping you see your best. Whether it is eyeglasses, contact lenses or corrective surgery, we have the solution for you.
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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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)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Alternating Hyperphoria
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Strabismus-Like Double Vision
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertical Heterophoria
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Argon Laser Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery

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

  • University Of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School Of The Medical College Of Hampton Roads
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Eastern Va Med School
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Eastern Va Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Griffey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Griffey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Griffey to family and friends
4.9
based on 873 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Griffey'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
Patient Comments (3)
Chesapeake, VA |
He was wonderful and understanding.
in Chesapeake, VA |
Measured my eye pressure due to an unrelated condition - and put me on glaucoma drops - had an allergic reaction to the drugs - when I called the center, they prescribed the SAME drops. Went to a different eye center - No sign of glaucoma - eye pressure within normal range when considering thickness of cornea. Really bad experience. Be careful and look for someone who cares.
in Chesapeake, VA |
He explained the procedure and answered all my questions in the office. When I was at the Surgical Center, he checked on me before the procedure. that was 2 years ago and when I needed the other eye surgery, I had no problem going back to him again. The staff was friendly and courteous. I have no complaints except Thank you for all your kindness and care you showed. The discharge girls were also included. Take care and keep up the good work, your patients appreciate all you do.
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Hospitals where Dr. Griffey has admitting privileges

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center
736 Battlefield Blvd N
Chesapeake, VA 23320
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Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
600 Gresham Dr
Norfolk, VA 23507
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