Dr. Robert Elgin, MD

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Dr. Robert Elgin, MD
Dr. Robert Elgin, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Newport News, VA. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Elgin is affiliated with Riverside Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Elgin's Care Philosophy

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.

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Dr. Elgin's Performance
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  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Elgin's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Elgin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

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

Education

  • Medical School
    University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    University of North Carolina Hospitals

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    University of North Carolina Hospitals

    Completed in 1993

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill

    Graduated in 1983

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Coreoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration