Dr. Neil Griffin, MD

Dr. Neil Griffin, MD

Cataract Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Neil Griffin, MD is a cataract surgery specialist in Murrells Inlet, SC and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 1984 and specializes in cataract surgery, ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

11947 Grandhaven Dr Ste M

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Contact Information

(843) 299-2485

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Griffin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Griffin "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."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Griffin "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."

7  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*

15  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Dry Eyes
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Paralytic Strabismus

6  Procedures

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

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  • 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
25 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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Dr. Griffin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

The technical expertise of the entire group at Griffin Eye Center is unquestioned. But what is also impressive here is the organizational efficiency. Never more than a few minutes to wait for your scheduled appointment, then once you’re with the techs you are examined expertly, questions are...more
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I could simply say that my cataract surgeries were great &Dr. Griffin did a wonderful job !!! However , it is deeper than that I knew that mine were "ripe" long before my surgery , I have a "lazy" eye from birth w/20-400 vision so I was on pins & needles "what if something goes wrong? Dr. Griffin...more
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Highly recommend Dr, Griffin and his team for cataract surgery. Had both eyes done December 2017, I am very pleased with results. Every visit to office I was treated like I was the only patient around. I was informed at each visit as to what was taking place. Any questions I ask were answered in...more
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I have had cataracts removed from both eyes and the whole process from the first appointment to the last appointment couldn't have been better. Dr. Griffin and his staff have been courteous, very professional and friendly. They explain the procedures before they do anything so you are at ease...more
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I had a great experience with Dr. Griffin, you can really tell his patients come first!
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