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About Dr. James L Combs

Dr. James L Combs, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Richmond, VA, with another office in Richmond, VA. He has 41 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Combs is affiliated with John Randolph Medical Center, Henrico Doctors Hospital-Forest and CJW Medical Center - Johnston Willis Hospital Campus. Dr. Combs has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

7 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James L Combs is Excellent. Dr. James L Combs has been rated by 7 patients. From those 7 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James L Combs is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Virginia Eye Institute

400 Westham Station Rd
Richmond, VA 23226
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Virginia Eye Institute

7301 Forest Ave Ste 200
Richmond, VA 23226
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Specialties

Dr. James L Combs has the following 1 specialty

  • Ophthalmology

    An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
    Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

  • Expertise

    10 Expertise

  • Cataract
  • Vision Issues
  • Eye Exam
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Blindness
  • Eye Pain
  • Retina Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Lasik Surgery

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Reviews

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Knowledgeable and caring doctor

Dr. Combs is a very knowledgeable and caring doctor with an excellent bedside manner. He did not provide a diagnosis for me because my problem was not his specialty but he did refer me to a doctor that could diagnose and treat my condition. His office scheduled the appointment with the other doctor for the next day! I was very impressed with Dr. Combs.

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Excellent surgeon; great bedside manner

I am a 40 year old female who was shocked to learn during a routine eye examination that I had a detached retina. I was immediately referred to Dr. Combs and saw him that same day. I had to have surgery for my detached retina the very next morning. Dr. Combs was outstanding! He explained the surgery and follow-up procedures in clear terms. His bedside manner was excellent and his skills were excellent. I am seeing 20/40 in this eye now (uncorrected), and is easily corrected to 20/20. Dr. Combs is fantastic and his staff are all very professional. I highly recommend him!

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2014)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Combs is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    41 Years Experience

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1977

  • Medical College Of Virginia Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James L Combs accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
    • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry - Bon Secours Tier 1
    • Coventry - Bon Secours Tier 2
    • Coventry Southern Health PPO
    • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • Optima Health
    • Optima Health OptimaFit Direct HMO
    • Optima Vantage HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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