Dr. Edward Cheeseman Jr, MD

Dr. Edward Cheeseman Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(1)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Edward Cheeseman Jr, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Columbia, SC. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

6439 Garners Ferry Rd

Columbia, SC 29209

Contact Information

(803) 776-4000

Insurance Accepted

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

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Diplopia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Paralytic Strabismus
very high
more than 95% of peers
Esotropia
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
50

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertical Heterophoria

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • 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

  • Usuhs F E Hebert Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Bethesda Naval Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Nat Naval Med Ctr Bethesda Naval Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cheeseman Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cheeseman Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cheeseman Jr to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Cheeseman Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cheeseman Jr accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Cheeseman Jr has admitting privileges

Musc Medical Center
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Charleston, SC 29425
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