Dorothy H. Hendricks, MD


Primary Office

Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware 1600 Rockland Road Wilmington, DE 19803 Appointment: (800) 416-4441

Other Offices

Education & Training


  • Pediatric Ophthalmology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2008


  • Preliminary - State University of NY at Buffalo, 2004


  • Ophthalmology - Temple University School of Medicine, 2007

Medical/Dental School

  • MD - State University of New York at Buffalo/Med School, 2003

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Awards & Recognition

  • 2014 Best Doctors in America
  • 2014 Main Line Today Magazine Top Doctors
  • 2013 Best Doctors in America

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Better Health PA Kids HMO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Amerihealth Caritas Delaware
  • Carefirst MD Community Health Plan Mcaid
  • Cigna/Great West HMO EPO POS
  • Cigna/Great West PPO
  • Delaware First Health
  • Delaware Medicaid/Diamond State
  • Delaware Medicare
  • Devon Health Services
  • Fidelis Care NJ Medicaid HMO
  • First Health/Affordable PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan Commercial
  • Global Medical Managment DE/PA
  • Health Partners Medicaid/Kidz Partner HMO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware *PA Loc Contiguous to DE*
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware *PA Loc NONContiguous to DE*
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania
  • Highmark Medicaid Health Options
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Independance Blue Cross/Amerihealth/Keystone Health Plan
  • Insurance Administrators of America
  • INTEGRA Administrative Group (ClaimsBridge)
  • Keystone First Medicaid HMO
  • Lifetrac Transplant
  • Maryland Medicaid
  • Multiplan PPO
  • New Jersey Medicaid
  • Pennsylvania Medicaid
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Qualcare HMO/POS/PPO
  • Star Healthcare Network
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • Tricare/Humana Military Health Services
  • United Healthcare of the Mid-Atlantic
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Wellpoint Maryland Medcaid
  • Wellpoint Maryland Medicaid

  • Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Strabismus

  • Jin, J., Friess, A., Hendricks, D., Lehman, S., Salvin, J., Reid, J. E., & Wang, J. (2021). Effect of gestational age at birth, sex, and race on foveal structure in children. Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 259(10), 3137-3148. doi:10.1007/s00417-021-05191-3

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  • Jin, J., Apple, A., Friess, A., Lehman, S., Salvin, J., Hendricks, D., & Wang, J. (2020). Using OCT fixation shift to assess eccentric fixation in children with residual amblyopia. Translational Vision Science and Technology, 9(12), 1-11. doi:10.1167/tvst.9.12.30

  • Zupancic, J. A. F., Ying, G.-S., de Alba Campomanes, A., Tomlinson, L. A., Binenbaum, G., Binenbaum, G., & on behalf of the G-ROP Study Group. (2020). Evaluation of the economic impact of modified screening criteria for retinopathy of prematurity from the Postnatal Growth and ROP (G-ROP) study. Journal of Perinatology, 40(7), 1100-1108. doi:10.1038/s41372-020-0605-5

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  • Jin, J., Salvin, J., Lehman, S., Hendricks, D., & Friess, A. (2018). Reply. Journal of AAPOS, 22(5), 411-412. doi:10.1016/j.jaapos.2018.08.002

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  • Binenbaum, G., Bell, E. F., Donohue, P., Quinn, G., Shaffer, J., Tomlinson, L. A., & G-ROP Study Group. (2018). Development of modified screening criteria for retinopathy of prematurity primary results from the postnatal growth and retinopathy of prematurity study. JAMA Ophthalmology, 136(9), 1034-1040. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.2753

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  • Jin, J., Miller, R., Salvin, J., Lehman, S., Hendricks, D., Friess, A., & Libfraind, L. (2018). Funduscopic examination and SD-OCT in detecting sickle cell retinopathy among pediatric patients. Journal of AAPOS, 22(3), 197-201.e1. doi:10.1016/j.jaapos.2017.12.019

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  • McCourt, E. A., Ying, G.-S., Lynch, A. M., Palestine, A. G., Wagner, B. D., Wymore, E., & G-ROP Study Group. (2018). Validation of the Colorado retinopathy of prematurity screening model. JAMA Ophthalmology, 136(4), 409-416. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.0376

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