Dr. Kurt Heitman, MD

Dr. Kurt Heitman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. Kurt Heitman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1983 and specializes in ophthalmology.

113 Doctors Dr

Greenville, SC 29605

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

55  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage


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10  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • 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.


  • University Of Texas At San Antonio
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Med Center Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Tex Health Science Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heitman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heitman to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Heitman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Heitman is one of the most and competent physicians I have ever encountered. I would trust him to perform any surgery related to his practice on any family member or friend. He has been my doctor for a number of years and pray that he will continue for many years.
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