Dr. Alric Blake, MD

Dr. Alric Blake, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Alric Blake, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Columbia, SC. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 28 years.

1 Richland Medical Park Dr Ste 210

Columbia, SC 29203

Contact Information

(803) 779-4144

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 98% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Internal Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
42

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal 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

  • Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • North Shore Univ Hosp-Cornell Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • New York Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • SUNY Downstate Hlth Sci Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Blake has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Blake does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Blake and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Blake's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Blake to family and friends
2.0
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Blake's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness
    FAIR
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
Columbia, SC |
The office staff is rude and plan on waiting an hour To see the doctor
Columbia, SC |
I have never encountered more disorganized and unprofessional staff. Find another clinic for your eye care needs.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Blake accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Blake has admitting privileges

Palmetto Health - Palmetto Health Richland
5 Richland Medical Park Dr
Columbia, SC 29203
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