Dr. John Hazelton, MD

Dr. John Hazelton, MD

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Dr. John Hazelton, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Murrells Inlet, SC and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4055 Highway 17

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Contact Information

(843) 652-3937

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 94% of peers
Dry Eyes
very high
more than 93% of peers
Lazy Eye
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Hazelton's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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6  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Jersey Shore University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • U Tx Sthwstrn Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • U Tx Sthwstrn Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hazelton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hazelton's Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hazelton to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Hazelton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Hazelton is probably a very brilliant eye surgeon but I had to take my business elsewhere. He is not very forthcoming with information or conversation but seems very anxious to book surgery. After over an hour wait to see him and less than 10 minutes with him, we felt the need to not go any...more
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He might be a great doctor but my husband had an 3PM appointment yesterday for checking cataract surgery from the previous day and we sat in the waiting room until 5:10PM. Waiting 2 hours and 10 minutes is not acceptable to me.
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Dr. Hazelton was very thorough in explaining the procedure for removing my cataracts as well as the process for replacing the lens behind my eyes which resulted in my not having to wear glasses after 55 years. His professionalism, bedside manner, courtesy and thoroughness made my experience and...more
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