Dr. David Donelson, MD

Dr. David Donelson, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. David Donelson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1 Halton Green Way

Greenville, SC 29607

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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Top Care Areas

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

Dry Eyes
very high
more than 94% of peers
Pterygium
very high
more than 92% of peers
Drusen
very high
more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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13  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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

  • George Mason University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • University Of Missouri
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Richland Meml Usc School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Tenn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Donelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Donelson's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Donelson to family and friends
20 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Donelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Donelson provided excellent care for me during my recent eye surgery. I would recommend him to anyone seeking eye surgery. He explains the surgery well and answers all questions. The staff also performed in a professional manner. I couldn't have asked for any better service. All at the office...more
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I was recently referred to Dr. Donelson for cataract removal. It was an excellent experience, from start to finish! Dr. Donelson is a highly skilled, knowledgeable, and caring physician who takes time with his patients. Not only that, his staff is top notch. They obviously think highly of...more
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My cataract surgery went very well. Dr. Donelson is a great doctor. Easiest surgery ever!
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Dr Donelson did both of my cataracts and it was a positive experience from start to finish. Completely professional, a lovely office and friendly and helpful staff.
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I had an absolutely positive experience with Doctor Donelson and his staff! He and his staff are true professionals and extremely knowledgeable!!! Thank you for the wonderful experience! When the time comes to have my other eye fixed, you can be assured, Doctor Donelson will be the doctor I...more
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