Dr. Alexander Kent, MD

Dr. Alexander Kent, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Alexander Kent, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Walterboro, SC and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology.

404 Robertson Blvd

Walterboro, SC 29488

Contact Information

(843) 549-2578

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kent performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Kent's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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7  Procedures

  • Coreoplasty
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Santa Clara Valley Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kent has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kent's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kent to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Kent's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Kent is the best ophthalmologist in Charleston. He has great expertise in examination, diagnosis, treatment, and surgery; he is patient and clear in his explanations and responses to questions. He is a truly caring physician. If only there were more like him in general medicine and in other...more
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Dr. Kent is solving my problem after I struggled with it with years under other doctors' care, so I'm happy. He is very concerned about the cost of drugs too and doesn't rush into surgery. I have anxiety about eye exams, but he is very professional and puts me at ease. His nurse and one particular...more
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