Dr. Thomas Carothers, MD

Dr. Thomas Carothers, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Thomas Carothers, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine and specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and ophthalmology.

400 Westhampton Sta

Richmond, VA 23226

Contact Information

(804) 287-4200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Paralytic Strabismus
normal
more than 69% of peers
Esophoria
normal
more than 60% of peers
Heterophoria
normal
more than 57% of peers

Dr. Carothers'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. Carothers "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

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertical Heterophoria

6  Procedures

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Eye Laceration

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

  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Riverside Regional Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Florida Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Carothers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Carothers' Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carothers to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Carothers' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

My grandson was diagnosis with Browns disease and Strabismus in both eyes. Another doctor said he will need surgery. I made an appointment w/Dr Carothers and he said let's try glasses first and it worked. He was so patient and explained everything. I will never forget him because there was not a...more
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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.
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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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