Dr. Polly Purgason, MD

Dr. Polly Purgason, MD

Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Polly Purgason, MD is an ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1986 and specializes in ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery and ophthalmology.

400 Westhampton Sta

Richmond, VA 23226

Contact Information

(804) 287-4200

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Stye
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Purgason'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Purgason "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"

2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

30  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

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

  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • The Staten Island University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • The Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Manhattan Eye Ear and Throat Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Purgason has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Purgason's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Purgason to family and friends
10 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Purgason'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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