Kori Elkins, M.D.


Diabetic Eye Care, Retina, Urgents

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Dr. Kori Elkins is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of vitreoretinal diseases. Dr. Elkins graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. She completed her ophthalmology training at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee and then went on to The University of Iowa to complete subspecialty training in vitreoretinal diseases and Surgery. She specializes in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinal surgery.

Dr. Elkins was named Top Ophthalmologist in Chesapeake, VA by the International Association of Ophthalmologists.

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  • Education & Training
  • Memberships & Affiliations
  • Honors & Awards

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Education & Training
  • Bachelor of Science
    University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho
  • Medical Degree
    Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Internship
    Tulane University Hospital & Clinics, New Orleans, Lousisiana
  • Ophthalmology Residency
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship
    University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Memberships & Affiliations
  • American Society of Retinal Specialists
  • Virginia Society of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Women’s Association
Honors & Awards
  • EVMS Ophthalmology Professor of the Year, 2018
  • Hampton Roads Magazine “Top Doctor”,” 2015
  • Hampton Roads Magazine “Top Doctor, 2013”
  • P.J. Leinfelder Outstanding Fellow Research Award, 2019
  • AMWA Glasgow-Rubin Achievement Citation, 2004
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, junior inductee
  • C. Thorpe Ray Junior Medicine Clerkship Award, 2003
  • Linley O’Hayes Memorial Medical Scholarship, 2000-2004
  • Phi Eta Sigma, 2002
  • Phi Kappa Phi, 2001
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Sophomore Award, 2000
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, 1999

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