Dr. Thomas S. Carothers, MD

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Dr. Thomas S. Carothers, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Goldmann Peter H MD 400 Westhampton Sta, Richmond, VA 23226 Get Directions
(804) 287-4276

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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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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carothers to family and friends
2.9
based on 12 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Carothers
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Carothers' Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (10)
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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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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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

Procedures Performed

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Procedure

Background Check

  • 1
    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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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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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

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • 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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Dr. Carothers' Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Carothers

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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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