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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 60

2057 Charlie Hall Blvd Ste A
Charleston, SC 29414
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Dr. King's Experience

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Dr. King's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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Roper St. Francis Healthcare - Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital
2095 Henry Tecklenburg Dr
Charleston, SC 29414

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. King

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Retina Center Of Charleston
Retina Center Of Charleston
2057 Charlie Hall Blvd Ste A
Charleston, SC 29414
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    Dr. King's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
    • Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
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    • Acute Endophthalmitis
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Scleritis
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Cataract
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
    • Drusen
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Floaters
    • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Hyphema
    • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Macular Edema
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    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Migraine
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemangioma
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Ischemia
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Telangiectasia
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1983

    Internship Hospital

    Carraway Meth Med Center
    Complete in 1984

    Residency Hospital

    Med University Sc
    Complete in 1987

    Fellowship Hospital

    Wash Hospital Center
    Complete in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. King & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. King's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    5 out of 5

    Dr. King's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    11 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.9 out of 5

    11 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.9 out of 5

    11 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    11 responses

    Experience with Dr. King

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    11 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.9 out of 5

    11 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. King accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    • POMCO Group
    • Principal Life
    • SelectHealth
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    Office Locations

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    Retina Center Of Charleston
    2057 Charlie Hall Blvd Ste A
    Charleston, SC 29414
    (843) 763-6491 (Office)
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