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Dr. Kori Elkins, MD

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Map Pin Small Portsmouth, VA
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Overview of Dr. Kori Elkins, MD

Dr. Kori Elkins, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Portsmouth, VA. They graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Dr. Elkins, completed a residency at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN. Patients rated Dr. Elkins an average 4.0 star rating.

Dr. Elkins works at Practice in Portsmouth, VA with other offices in Chesapeake, VA and Virginia Beach, VA. They frequently treat conditions like Hypertensive Retinopathy, Retinal Vascular Occlusion and Macular or Retinal Edema along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Elkins' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Tidewater Eye Center Spc.
    3235 Academy Ave Ste 200, Portsmouth, VA 23703 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (757) 483-0400
  2. 2
    805 Battlefield Blvd N Ste 111, Chesapeake, VA 23320 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (757) 483-0400
  3. 3
    1788 Republic Rd Ste 200, Virginia Beach, VA 23454 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (757) 483-0400
  4. 4
    1564 Laskin Rd Ste 192, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (757) 422-4235

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center
  • Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

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Hypertensive Retinopathy
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Treatment frequency

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Hypertensive Retinopathy
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Macular or Retinal Edema
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Retinal Hemorrhage
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Acute Endophthalmitis
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Chronic Endophthalmitis
Corneal Diseases
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Eye Pain
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Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Macular Hole
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Ischemia
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Staphyloma Posticum
Tear Duct Disorders
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Accommodation Disorders
Conjunctival Disorders
Corneal Ulcer
Diabetic Cataracts
Dislocation of Lens
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Eyelid Disorders
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Macular Degeneration
Posterior Uveitis
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retina Diseases
Retinal Telangiectasia
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Anterior Vitrectomy
B-Scan Ultrasound
Cataract Removal Surgery
Cornea Surgery
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Eye Examination
Eye Surgery
Eyelid Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Ocular Prosthetics
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Sutureless Cataract Surgery
Vision Screening
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    About Dr. Kori Elkins, MD

    • Ophthalmology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1265691141
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    Education & Certifications

    • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
    Medical Education
    • Tulane University School of Medicine
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    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Kori Elkins, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Elkins is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Elkins has seen patients for Hypertensive Retinopathy, Retinal Vascular Occlusion and Macular or Retinal Edema, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Elkins on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    5 patients have reviewed Dr. Elkins. The overall rating for this provider is 4.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Elkins.

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