Dr. Kirk Murdock, MD

Dr. Kirk Murdock, MD

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Dr. Kirk Murdock, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Hickory, NC and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2424 Century Pl SE

Hickory, NC 28602

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
very high
more than 92% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
high
more than 80% of peers

Dr. Murdock'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*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North 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

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Pacific Presby Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • North Shore University Hosp/Cornell University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Murdock has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Murdock's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Murdock to family and friends
1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

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Dr. Murdock's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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