Dr. Thomas S. Carothers, MD

Dr. Thomas S. Carothers, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 46 years old

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Care Philosophy

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 eventsRead more

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based on 12 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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in La Crosse, VA |
On March 8, 2016, I had strabismus surgery with Dr. Carothers. Throughout my surgery and post-op treatment Dr. Carothers was very thorough and knowledgeable. I would recommend Dr. Carothers to anyone who is in need for strabismus surgery.
in Mechanicsville Va |
Horrible! Waited 2 hours, then to be talked to belittling by him and his nurse. Also rude front desk women. Will never go back...wouldn't recommend to my worst enemy.
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Dr. Carothers' Care Philosophy

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

Dr. Carothers' 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
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Malpractice Claim

    Dr. Carothers has 1 malpractice claim

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    • Amount or Range: Above Average
    • Nature of Complaint: INCIDENT LOCATION: RICHMOND, VA
    • State: Virginia
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Why It Matters: Dr. Carothers' Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Keratitis
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Utah School Of Medicine
  • Internship Hospital
    Riverside Regional Med Center

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Florida Affiliated Hospitals

    Completed in 2000

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baylor College Of Med

    Completed in 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Procedure