Dr. Neil Griffin, MD

Cataract Surgery  |  
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Age 61
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Dr. Neil Griffin, MD
Neil Griffin, M.D. specializes in cataract refractive surgery, LASIK surgery and corneal diseases. Dr. Griffin is a pioneer in endokeratoplasty, a new type of corneal transplantation technique. He has presented study results and his technique to surgeons in both the United States and abroad. As an Ophthalmologist leader in the field he continues to instruct corneal surgeons on the advancements in the field. Dr. Griffin received his medical degree from the University of Alabama School of Medicine where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He served his internship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and completed his residency at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. He received his highly-specialized fellowship in cornea and external disease from the University of Texas in Houston. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

900 Medical Cir

Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Contact Information

(843) 449-6414

Dr. Neil Griffin, MD

Dr. Neil Griffin, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • 10 More

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Care Philosophy

Griffin Eye Center Surgeon, Neil B. Griffin, M.D., is one of the first in the country to go beyond laser and offer cataract patients state-of-the-art and the groundbreaking technology of the precision pulse capsulotomy system. Dr. Griffin is committed to providing world class technology and the most advanced vision diagnostics and surgical technologies.

Neil B. Griffin, M.D. is Board certified and fellowship trained in Cornea and External Disease and specializes in corneal procedures such as full and partial corneal transplants. He also specializes in all Bladeless LASIK procedure.

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Dr. Griffin's Experience

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Dr. Griffin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cataract Surgery
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dry Eyes
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal

Background Check

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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.

Education

  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of MD Med Sys
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Griffin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Griffin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Griffin to family and friends
4.7
based on 20 total reviews (9 with comments)
Dr. Griffin's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (9)
Myrtle beach |
My time with doctor Griffin has been excellent and my sight has been great since he's done my cataract surgery!
Myrtle Beach, SC |
Dr Griffin is Awesome!!! Very nice and easy to talk to.
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina |
Dr.Griffin is very detailed oriented, & a wonderful doctor. I would recommend him to friends & family!
Myrtle Beach, SC |
Dr. Griffin Performed my Cataract Surgery and I can finally see colors clearly again. Life has been much better and I wish I had done this several years earlier. I would most definitely recommend Dr. Griffin for anyone having cataract surgery.
Conway, SC |
Everything about the experience was great. I haven't been to an eye doctor for 12 years but this experience was one of expedience and organization. I was moved from exam room to exam room in an efficient and timely manner. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable.
Calabash, NC |
excellent ophthalmologist with a caring and efficient staff.
in Myrtle Beach, SC |
I was very pleased with all parts of my treatment by Dr Griffin and his staff. I surely will, and already have, recommend him to family and friends.
in Fayetteville, NC |
A knowledge professional in his field and I highly recommend his services.
in Anoka mn |
He is the very best in my opinion. Did miracles for mei
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Dr. Griffin accepts 24 insurance carriers
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
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  • CHAMPVA
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  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
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  • Health Net
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  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
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  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
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  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
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    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • Tricare
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    Options PPO
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  • Universal American
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