Dr. Edward Cheeseman Jr., MD

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Dr. Edward Cheeseman Jr., MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Wm Jennings Bryan Dorn VAMC 6439 Garners Ferry Rd, Columbia, SC 29209 Get Directions
(803) 776-4000

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Dr. Cheeseman Jr. specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Columbia, SC. He practices at 2 locations.

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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Endophthalmitis
      • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
      • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
      • Astigmatism
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
      • Bell's Palsy
      • Blepharitis
      • Blindness
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Cataract
      • Corneal Ulcer
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Diplopia
      • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
      • Dry Eyes
      • Endophthalmitis
      • Esophoria
      • Esotropia
      • Exophoria
      • Exotropia
      • Eye Infections
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Glaucoma
      • Graves' Disease
      • Headache
      • Heterophoria
      • Hypertropia
      • Hypopyon
      • Hypotropia
      • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
      • Keratitis
      • Keratoconus
      • Lazy Eye
      • Marfan Syndrome
      • Mechanical Strabismus
      • Migraine
      • Nearsightedness
      • Nerve Sheath Tumors
      • Nystagmus
      • Optic Neuritis
      • Paralytic Strabismus
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Presbyopia
      • Pseudotumor Cerebri
      • Purulent Endophthalmitis
      • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
      • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
      • Retinoblastoma
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Senile Cataracts
      • Still's Disease
      • Strabismus
      • Thyroid Disease
      • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vertical Heterophoria
      • Visual Field Defects

      Procedures Performed

      • Blepharorrhaphy
      • Cataract Removal Surgery
      • Enucleation of Eye
      • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
      • Eyelid Surgery
      • Orbit Evisceration
      • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
      • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Usuhs F E Hebert Sch Of Med

        Graduated in 1987

      • Internship Hospital
        Bethesda Naval Hosp

        Completed in 1988

      • Residency Hospital
        Nat Naval Med Ctr Bethesda Naval Hosp

        Completed in 1993

      • Fellowship Hospital
        The Johns Hopkins Hospital

        Completed in 1997

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ophthalmology
      • Board certified in Ophthalmology
      • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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