Dr. Daniel V. Alfaro III, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 54

3531 Mary Ader Ave Ste D
Charleston, SC 29414
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Dr. Alfaro III's Experience

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Dr. Alfaro III's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Alfaro III Performs

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
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Hospital Quality

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East Cooper Medical Center
2000 Hospital Drive
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Retina Consultants Charleston
Retina Consultants Charleston
3531 Mary Ader Ave Ste D
Charleston, SC 29414
Retina Consultants Charleston
Retina Consultants of Charleston
602 E Cheves St
Florence, SC 29506
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    Dr. Alfaro III's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
    1
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Retina & Vitreous Surgery
    • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
    • Retinal Laser Surgery
    • Retinal Surgery
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    2
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Drusen
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Macula Halo Syndrome
    • Macular Amyloidosis
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Degeneration, Age-Related, 1
    • Macular Degeneration, Age-Related, 10
    • Macular Degeneration, Age-Related, 11
    • Macular Degeneration, Age-Related, 2
    • Macular Degeneration, Age-Related, 3
    • Macular Degeneration, Age-Related, 4
    • Macular Degeneration, Age-Related, 5
    • Macular Degeneration, Age-Related, 6
    • Macular Degeneration, Age-Related, 7
    • Macular Degeneration, Age-Related, 8
    • Macular Degeneration, Age-Related, 9
    • Macular Degeneration, Polymorphic
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Macular Pucker
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Visual Field Defects
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    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Citadel
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    University Of California Los Angeles

    Residency Hospital

    La Cnty Hospital
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Alfaro III & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Alfaro III's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Alfaro III

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alfaro III to family and friends

    12 responses
    below
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    Dr. Alfaro III's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    12 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    11 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 11 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Alfaro III
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    12 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Alfaro III accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CHAMPVA
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Choice Health
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Humana
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
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    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • MVP Health Care
    • Planned Administration Inc
    • POMCO Group
    • Pyramid Life
    • SelectHealth
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
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    Office Locations

    A
    Retina Consultants Charleston
    3531 Mary Ader Ave Ste D
    Charleston, SC 29414
    (843) 763-4466 (Office)
    B
    Retina Consultants Charleston
    Retina Consultants of Charleston
    602 E Cheves St
    Florence, SC 29506
    (843) 763-4466 (Office)
    C
    Retina Consultants Charleston
    125 Express Ln
    Orangeburg, SC 29118
    (803) 533-4415 (Office)
    D
    Retina Consultants Charleston
    Retina Consultants of Charleston
    9565 Highway 78
    Ladson, SC 29456
    E
    Retina Consultants Charleston
    9565 Highway 78 Bldg 300
    Ladson, SC 29456
    (843) 763-4466 (Office)
    F
    Retina Consultants Charleston
    Retina Consultants of Charleston
    578 Lone Tree Dr
    Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
    G
    Retina Consultants Charleston
    404 Robertson Blvd Ste D
    Walterboro, SC 29488
    (843) 763-4466 (Office)
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