Christopher Estopinal M.D.

Christopher B. Estopinal, M.D. is ophthalmologist who is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and specializes in cornea and external diseases, cataract surgery, and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Estopinal graduated from the University of Virginia with highest distinction. He received his medical degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. He went on to complete his residency in ophthalmology at Vanderbilt, where he served as Chief Resident. This was followed by a fellowship in cornea, external diseases, and refractive surgery at the University of Michigan’s world-renowned W.K. Kellogg Eye Center.

Dr. Estopinal performs cataract surgery, both full-thickness and partial-thickness corneal transplantation (including DSAEK and DMEK), anterior segment reconstruction, corneal collagen crosslinking, and surgery for diseases of the ocular surface. He provides medical care for corneal problems and general eye disease. He has authored numerous articles in the medical literature and has presented his research at several national meetings. Dr. Estopinal considers it an honor to provide each of his patients with compassionate, high-quality, and individualized care.

In his free time, Dr. Estopinal’s favorite thing to do is to spend time with his wife and three children. He enjoys running, biking, playing music, and outdoor activities.


  • Fellowship at W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan
  • Residency at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, Vanderbilt University
  • Intership at Exempla/St. Joseph Hospital
  • Doctorate of Medicine from Vanderbilt University Medical School
  • Undergraduate studies at University of Virginia

Professional Associations

  • Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member of the Cornea Society
  • Member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Member of the Virginia Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
  • Member of the American Medical Association
  • Member of the Medical Society of Virginia
  • Member of the Richmond Academy of Medicine
Christopher Estopinal M.D.
Appts Richmond
(804) 287-4216
Richmond Toll Free
(800) 348-2393
After Hours
(804) 257-5116
Fax Number
(804) 287-4210
Referring Provider
(804) 287-4700
Referring Provider Fax
(804) 282-1967

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