Dr. George Waring IV, MD

Dr. George Waring IV, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
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Dr. George Waring IV, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Mount Pleasant, SC and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Emory University in 2003 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

735 Johnnie Dodds Blvd Ste 101

Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 88% of peers
more than 81% of peers

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  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Implantable Contact Lens
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Visian Impantable Collamer Lens (ICL)

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

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  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Ben Taub Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wills Eye Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Wills Eye Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Waring IV has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Waring IV's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Waring IV to family and friends
based on 8 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Waring IV's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Mount Pleasant
Thank you Waring Vision Institute for the incredible results I am experiencing with my vision today! To Dr. George Waring and his awesome staff, you provided me with 20/20 vision within 24 hours of my Laser Surgery and corrective lens implant. My new clarity or vision and depth perception lets me...more
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in Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Dr. Waring was recommended to me by another, Dr. King, whom I have seen for my eyes. I felt very comfortable with Dr. Waring even though I was very nerves . Dr. Waring made me feel comfortable before and after surgery with his knowledge. I would recommend him to anyone I know. . .
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in Beaufort, SC
Dr. Waring has assembled an outstanding practice at the Waring Vision Institute. From reception to surgery, every aspect has been carefully thought out and designed to provide a topnotch result and the highest level of care. I came to him while he was still at MUSC with very complicated...more
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in Hilton Head Island, SC
I recently had to make a choice of an eye surgeon for several serious surgeries. Dr. Waring has proved to be everything I wanted in an eye surgeon. In addition to his extraordinary surgical skills, he keeps at the ‘top of his game’ by teaching, lecturing, and doing research which has resulted in...more
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in Charleston, SC
Dr, Waring is a very knowledgeable, skillful and professional doctor. I went to him for help with cataracts, and his care was so good that I continued with him with respect to other vision problems.
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