Dr. Robert Elgin, MD

Dr. Robert Elgin, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Robert Elgin, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Newport News, VA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology.

500 J Clyde Morris Blvd

Newport News, VA 23601

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Medicaid
  • Optima Health
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

very high
more than 98% of peers
Senile Cataracts
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Elgin "Hampton Roads Eye Associates is proud to offer a variety of eye care services to the Hampton Roads community. Our services include the most advanced no stitch cataract surgery, contact lens fitting, glaucoma diagnosis, management and surgery, cornea consultations and surgery, retina services including diabetic eye care, macular degeneration treatments and advanced retinal surgery, pediatric ophthalmology, strabismus and adult motility disorders, neuro-ophthalmology, and eye trauma services."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

60  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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10  Procedures

  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium 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.


  • University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elgin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elgin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elgin to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Elgin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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