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Paul M. Griffey, M.D., a third generation board-certified ophthalmologist, follows in the footsteps of his father, R. Thomas Griffey, M.D., and grandfather, Walter P. Griffey, M.D. Raised in the Tidewater area, Dr. Paul Griffey graduated with a degree in Biology from the University of Virginia in 1991 and went on to complete medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS) in 1995. After medical school, he completed two years of general surgery residency and a full ophthalmology residency at EVMS. He was among the first physicians in the United States to perform laser refractive surgery during residency training.

Dr. Paul Griffey is a former Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Eastern Virginia Medical School and has served as Chief of the Department of Ophthalmology at Sentara Norfolk General and Sentara Leigh Hospitals.

An American Board of Ophthalmology certified ophthalmologist, he has special interests in advanced technology laser cataract surgery, glaucoma management and surgery, laser refractive surgery (PRK and LASIK), anterior segment disease, diabetic eye disease and comprehensive family eye care. Dr. Paul Griffey stresses compassion, excellence and ethical treatment to all his patients.