Dr. Matthew Doerr, M.D.

Dr. Doerr specializes in pediatric ophthalmology.


Dr. Doerr obtained his Bachelors degree in biology and Masters degree in reproductive physiology from West Virginia University. He received his medical degree from West Virginia University in 2011. He then went on to complete a general surgery internship followed by his ophthalmology residency training at The University of Virginia in Charlottesville. After residency, he went on to complete a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA.


Dr. Doerr has a professional interest in pediatric cataract, childhood ocular surface disease, complex pediatric and adult strabismus, as well as complete general pediatric ophthalmology.


Virginia Pediatric Ophthalmology Specialists (VPOS) has been a busy entity since its inception in 2002 at Stony Point Medical Office Building. Their work encompasses all aspects of pediatric eye care, including surgical management of strabismus in adults and children, children’s glasses, and contact lenses. Spanish and Arabic are spoken in the office.

Personal Profile

Dr. Doerr and his wife, Brooke, fell in love with the central Virginia area during his time in Charlottesville for residency. He is thrilled and honored to have the opportunity to provide complete pediatric eye care to the Richmond and central Virginia area.


2019 MEDARVA Patient Choice Award

2019 Patient Choice Award


The following procedures are performed by this doctor.

Pediatric eye care

Treatment of cross-eye, repair of non-functioning or blocked tear duct

Strabismus surgery

Strabismus surgery is very common and has a number of causes. Strabismus relates to a misalignment of the eyes, or cross eye. Treatment should be started as soon as possible to ensure the best results.