Dr. Oscar Kuruvilla, MD

Dr. Oscar Kuruvilla, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 34
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Dr. Oscar Kuruvilla, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lancaster, SC and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Ohio State University / College of Medicine in 2010 and specializes in ophthalmology and cataract surgery.Read his story

1240 Colonial Commons Ct

Lancaster, SC 29720

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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very high
more than 96% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Kuruvilla's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kuruvilla "Dr. Kuruvilla grew up in the Philadelphia area. He attended Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, where he graduated with honors with B.A. degrees in Biology and Psychology. From there he moved south to Columbus, OH and completed medical school at The Ohio State University. During this time he completed a course in traditional Chinese medicine in Wenzhou, China. He finished his internship and residency in Ophthalmology at the Henry Ford Hospital in Michigan where he served as Chief Resident. He completed a fellowship specializing in diseases of the retina at Vanderbilt Eye Institute in Nashville, TN. His areas of interest and specialized training include diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, with additional training in uveitis. In addition, he practices general ophthalmology with a special interest in cataract surgery. He prides himself on his communication skills and the rapport he establishes with his patients. He has authored scientific papers in the areas of neurodegenerative disease, ocular pharmacology and acquired macular diseases. In addition, he has had numerous presentations at the Academy of Ophthalmology and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Dr. Kuruvilla is married and enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. He also enjoys football, outdoor activities, cooking and movies."


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  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Kuruvilla does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Farsightedness
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pars Planitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stargardt's Disease
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Injection
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Treatment
  • Panretinal Photocoagulation
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Case Western Reserve Univesity
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • Ohio State University / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Vanderbilt Eye Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kuruvilla has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kuruvilla has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kuruvilla's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kuruvilla to family and friends
based on 14 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kuruvilla's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Awesome doctor and staff...thorough...answers all your questions...friendly staff...they work to get you the best appt. times...I had both eyes done by Dr. K and wouldn't go anywhere else.
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Dr. Kuruvilla is the best. He's knowledgeable, caring and easy to talk with--a doctor who listens. I trust him with my eyes; I'd trust him with anything!
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Dr Kuruvilla is a real professional in everyway. He is focused on the patient, interested in your every concern. He is very knowledgeable in his field, so I have total trust and confidence in his advice and decisions. He preformed my cataract surgery, and it went from beginning to end very...more
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This doctor is awsome! I would recommend him to anyone!
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Dr. Kuruvilla has a laidback, friendly bedside manner and patiently explains complicated conditions and gives plenty of time for discussion. I never felt rushed and always felt like he treated me with great respect. He also seems extremely knowledgeable, and is kind enough to work hard to...more
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