Dr. Peter Liggett, MD

Dr. Peter Liggett, MD

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Age 70
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Dr. Peter Liggett, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Hilton Head Island, SC. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons and specializes in ophthalmology.

15 Lafayette Pl Ste A

Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Contact Information

(843) 422-9987

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Top Care Areas

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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
high
more than 87% of peers
Blind Hypotensive Eye
normal
more than 95% of peers
Retinal Vein Occlusion
normal
more than 79% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Liggett "At Hilton Head Macula & Retina we are about one thing only....patient care. We listen, we examine, we evaluate, we advise, and we will do the best we possibly can for you."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

2  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

40  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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6  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pneumatic Retinopexy
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Illinois
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Cornell/New York Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cornell/New York Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rockefeller Inst Med Rsch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Southern California School Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Liggett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Liggett's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Liggett

4.5

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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I actually have recommended Dr. Liggett to a good friend and she was very happy with her visit and treatment. I was devastated when he left Connecticut for Hilton Head (yes, the weather is better there!) as I was very happy with my treatment and result, although I am continuing to be followed by...Read More
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Connie Kupchunos in Ivoryton CT – Apr 16, 2018
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The first physician to give me a diagnosis after retina consultants and decades of persistent sight loss. Answered my questions and explained the complexity of diagnoses.
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cm in Hilton Head Island, SC – Mar 26, 2016
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HE HAS BEEN THE ONLY DOCTOR I'VE SEEN FOR MY EYES THAT HAS SHOWN ME MY EYE TESTS AND VIEWS, AFTER OPERATIONS BY OTHERS, AND EXPLAINED WHAT WAS DONE. I NOW KNOW WHAT GLASSES HAVE TO CORRECT. DR. LIGGETT WAS VERY PATIENT AND CAN ANSWER ANY QUESTION.
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O. W. in BEAUFORT, SC – Mar 14, 2016
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I cannot begin to say how impressed I was with Dr. Liggett. He explained everything in great detail, and was very reassuring about the effectiveness of his treatment. I would not hesitate to recommend him to any of my friends.
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Frank F. in Blowing Rock, NC – Mar 08, 2016
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